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Because Memorial Day honours those killed in wars and Jehovah's Witnesses do not agree with fighting.

Jehovah's Witnesses take bible law seriously. Jesus commanded his disciples in Mathew 5: 44 to "Love your enemies". Jehovah's Witnesses believe it would violate bible principles and Jesus command to kill or participate in any operation or effort to kill people.

Matthew 5: 9 "Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God." -- American King James Version

"They will have to beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning shears. Nation will not lift up sword against nation, neither will they learn war any more" (Isaiah 2:4).

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