Annual Encampment Asks Barring of Federal Funds to Schools Practicing Bias
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Annual Encampment Asks Barring of Federal Funds to Schools Practicing Bias

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Barring of federal funds to educational institutions practicing racial or religious discrimination was urged in a resolution adopted by the Jewish War Veterans of the United States at the opening session here of its 52nd annual encampment.

Two other resolutions adopted urged the intensification of army orientation courses for occupation forces so that they can better withstand Nazi propaganda, and the extension of naturalization exemptions which were granted to 140,000 World War II veterans.

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