More than 50 lawmakers signed a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a California law that would suspend the licenses of insurance companies that don’t disclose their affiliates’ past Nazi ties. “This is not only a moral issue but a constitutional issue,” said Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), the lead signer of the brief. “Companies have willfully withheld the information that survivors need to recover Holocaust assets, and California regulators have every right to find that compliance is a condition for doing business in the state.”
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