Poles Move to Bar Jews from Sejm
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Poles Move to Bar Jews from Sejm

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The project to bar Jewish representatives from election to the Polish parliament took concrete form last evening when the constitutional committee of the Polish Senate received an official proposal from the Government Party to abolish the proportional electoral system during elections to the next parliament.

This proposal of the Government Party, which is tantamount to the disfranchising of the millions of Jewish voters in Poland, will be carefully examined by the Constitutional Committee and will probably be adopted, since it comes directly from those circles directly linked with the present Polish government.

The proposal, if adopted, will for the first time in history deprive the three million Jews in Poland of actual participation in the Polish Sejm, where they could voice their grievances from time to time at the parliamentary sessions. It will thus be a great blow to Jewish rights, especially since the Jews constitute ten per cent of the total population.

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