Resolution on Persecution Withdrawn at Bar Meeting

The House of Delegates of the American Bar Association today authorized withdrawal of a resolution denouncing NAZI persecution.

William L. Ransom of New York explained: “The withdrawal of the resolution as to oppression of religious and racial minorities abroad was due to no lack of sympathy with the resolution but to the fact that the present constitution of the association does not empower the House of Delegates to take action as to international affairs involving the acts of foreign governments. I found no opposition to the sentiments of the resolution.”

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