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Bill to Halt Racial and Religious Discrimination by Colleges Introduced in New York

A bill which would penalize colleges barring students on racial or religious grounds was introduced in the New York State Legislature today by Senator Louis Friedman and Assemblyman Frank J. Pino.

Asserting that many medical schools, not only in New York, admit students on a quota basis which limits the number of Jews, Catholics and Negroes, Senator Friedman said that “this is a rotten system, and should have been terminated long ago. This practice is not only un-American, but has disqualified competent students from entering their chosen careers.”