The forgotten origins of mother's day

In 1870 the American writer Julia Ward invited all mothers of the world to rebel against the war, in a heartbreaking anti-war proclamation that keeps its validity.

The proclamation summoning to a International Congress of mothers to promote partnerships between different nationalities and the amicable settlement of international questions.

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The conservative reactions were able to translate that proposal in commercial celebration of the Mother's day that it has become widespread in much of the world.

Get up, women of today! Get up all those who have hearts, no matter that his baptism be of water or tears! Say firmly: ' we will not allow matters to be decided by irrelevant agencies. Our husbands will not come back to us looking for caresses and applause, stinking killings. They will not take our children so they unlearn all that we have been able to teach them about charity, compassion and patience '. We, the women of one country, will have too much compassion for those of another country to allow that our children are trained to injure theirs. From the bosom of a devastated Earth, a voice rises with ours and says ' disarm! Disarm!' The sword of murder is not the balance of Justice. Blood does not clean the dishonor nor violence is a sign of possession.

Julia Ward, The mother's Day Proclamation1870

Source: Itahisa of Atlantis