Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone delivers a speech during the annual meeting on Japan's constitution reform in Tokyo Friday, May 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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Japan's conservative ruling party is gearing up for a new push to achieve its long-sought goal of revising the country's U.S.-drafted post-World War II constitution.Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers and other supporters rallied Friday ahead of Sunday's Constitution Day holiday, when Japan's democratic and war-renouncing charter took effect 68 years ago.Hajime Funada, head of the Liberal Democrats' team promoting constitutional revision, said it's time to begin discussing details of a proposed revision. He says the party plans to make revisions in several waves, dealing with related issues at the same time, and that he hopes to make a first round of revisions within two years.
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