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Baden Govt. Forbids Citizenship for Jews; Sets Example for Reich

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No Jew will be henceforth admitted to German citizenship in the province of Baden, according to new citizenship regulations promulgated by the Baden Government. The new regulations, it is expected, will be emulated throughout the Reich.

No Jew, no Jewish descendants and no one married to someone of Jewish blood will be permitted to obtain citizenship, according to the regulations which consist of eleven paragraphs.

Every applicant for citizenship will have to prove that he does not fall within any of these categories in order to have his application granted.

“Our State is not interested in the growth of a non-Aryan population,” the regulations proclaim. “We do not want racial admixtures and therefore refuse to accept more non-Aryans even if the applicant is of distant Jewish descent.”

The regulations further demand that Jewish front-fighters, who were to have been exempt from all Jewish discriminations, will have to explain, why, if they are listed as having been conscripted into the army, they had not enlisted voluntarily.

Non-Jews applying for citizenship will have to undergo medical examinations and produce certificates from the State doctors attesting to their pure Aryanism.

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