NEW YORK (Oct. 12)
Both Senator Irving M. Ives and Averill Harriman, the Republican and Democratic gubernatorial candidates in this state, have deplored religious bigotry as having no place in American life, in a credo drafted by the National Conference of Christians and Jews and endorsed by both candidates, the NCCJ announced last night.
In his message endorsing the credo, Sen. Ives said: “For the past 25 years during which it has been my privilege to serve the people of our state, I have done my utmost to fight religious and racial bigotry wherever they appeared in American life. I am therefore proud to subscribe to the creed of the National Conference of Christians and Jews.”
Mr. Harriman said: “Please be assured that your credo expresses what is and has been all my life the very basis of my social, political and personal philosophy. There is no faith which I hold more closely or deeply than the faith in the brotherhood of man, under the fatherhood of God, not just in terms of words but in terms of social and political action.”