John Edwards photo

Edwards Statement On Memorial Day

May 28, 2007

Chapel Hill, North Carolina – Senator John Edwards released the following statement today commemorating Memorial Day.

"Today, Elizabeth and I offer up our prayers in memory of all those who have fallen for America, and our hearts go out to their families. We honor all the brave men and women in uniform who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. Because of their courage, our country is safer. Because of their dedication to the causes of liberty and justice, our country remains the land of the free. And because of their sacrifice, we are a stronger nation and a stronger people. We honor these heroes especially on this day, but every day we should remember the sacrifice they made to protect our freedom."

John Edwards, Edwards Statement On Memorial Day Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

Simple Search of Our Archives