Michigan Bars Distribution of Resort Literature Containing Discriminatory Phrases
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Michigan Bars Distribution of Resort Literature Containing Discriminatory Phrases

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State-financed tourist bureaus in Michigan have been ordered to halt distribution of resort literature indicating that the accommodations are restricted to persons of a particular religion or color, it was learned here today.

The ruling by William Palmer, secretary of the State of Michigan Tourist Council, came after a one-man fight by Rabbi Benedict Glazer, rabbi of Temple Beth El here, who personally appealed to Gov. Harry F. Kelly. Rabbi Glazer pointed out that literature containing discriminatory phraseclogy violated the Michigan Civil Liberties Law.

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