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Workmen’s Circle Calls Upon Members to Help Defeat Confirmation

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The Workmen’s Circle, national Jewish labor fraternal order, has called on its 60,000 members in major cities to join “with the rest of organized labor” to defeat the confirmation of Judge Haynsworth.

A resolution adopted by the executive board said that it considered confirmation of Judge Haynsworth “under the evidence already provided, a return to the days when the judiciary was ruled by men who were bitterly anti-labor and anti-progressive.”

The Workmen’s Circle resolution, submitted by its executive secretary, Benjamin Gebiner, called upon members to urge their Senators to vote against confirmation. According to Israel Breslow, president of the Workmen’s Circle. “The Supreme Court cannot have its traditions traduced by one whose judicial and personal record has been so anti-labor and anti-human rights.”

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