August 27 should become an International Day of Reflection
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On August 27, 1928 the Kellogg-Briand Pact was signed in Paris by many countries. Over 50 countries, including the United States, have since ratified the treaty providing renunciation of war as an instrument of policy. Most people in the world do not know that war has been banned. By designating each August 27 as a Day of Reflection, all people will have an opportunity to learn of the treaty and put pressure on their government to comply with it.