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Protestants, Catholics, Jews in Minnesota Oppose Mccarran Act

October 15, 1952
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Modification of the McCarran Immigration Act was demanded here by representatives of all three major religious groups appearing at a hearing before the President’s Commission on Immigration and Naturalization.

Speaking for the Minnesota Jewish Council, Rabbi Gunther Plaut stated that the McCarran Act “incorporates into law the horrible myths of race supremacy and race superiority.” Leaders of the local Protestant and Catholic churches similarly objected to various aspects of the McCarran Act and asked for its revision.

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