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New Details on Reich Intermarriage Law Published

Further details as to how the intermarriage laws are to operate are disclosed by State Secretary Dr. Stuckart in the official organ, the National Socialistische Partei Korrespondenz.

Dr. Stuckart states that permission for marriages between Jews of mixed blood with Germans of mixed blood, the latter being protected by the State, will be granted only after a careful analysis of the entire family history of the Jew.

Other factors to be considered before permission for such marriages will be granted are the Jewish applicant’s “bodily and spiritual characteristics,” his length of residence in Germany and the war service of his father.

“State protected” persons with two Jewish parental parties will be permitted to marry persons in a like category, or Jews. If, however, they marry Jews they will be considered and treated as such themselves.

Marriages between Jews irrespective of their nationality and “State protected” Germans or Germans of mixed blood who have one Jewish grandparent will be voided and the parties to the marriage punished. In the case of extra-marital relations, between such persons only the man will be subject to punishment, according to the article.

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