In this Thursday, May 1, 2014, guests and audience stand as they listen to the Japanese national anthem at a meeting of a pro-constitution amendment group in Tokyo. Japan is marking the 67th anniversary of its postwar constitution on May 3, 2014 with growing debate over whether to revise the war-renouncing document. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe{2019}s ruling conservative party has long advocated revision but been unable to sway public opinion. Now he proposes that the government reinterpret the constitution so it can loosen the reins on its military without having to win approval for constitutional change. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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