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Ted Deutch, Chris Smith: There’s No Room for ‘Opposing Views’ When it Comes to...

This week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ, to weigh in on Holocaust education. Deutch and Smith are the co-chairs of the U.S. House Bipartisan Task Force for...

Marco Rubio Urges Polish President to Oppose Bill Preventing Holocaust Reimbursement Claims

The Polish bill would make it impossible for survivors of the Holocaust and their families from pursuing claims for restitution or compensation for property stolen by Nazi Germany or the Communist-era government. The senators urged the Polish President to “demonstrate its clear opposition to the crimes committed by Nazi Germany and the Soviet-backed Polish government.” 
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Florida Republican Congressman Condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Holocaust Comments

“I share the sentiment of many of my colleagues that the mask mandate in the House chamber is unfounded and un-scientific. As a fully vaccinated individual, and with most members of Congress having received both doses, it is entirely safe for us to do the people’s work without masks. That argument can be, and must be, made without egregiously drawing comparisons to the worst form of genocide in history,” Gimenez added. 

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Bring Back Holocaust Insurance Accountability Act

The bill would make insurance companies reveal Holocaust-era policyholders and permit  “beneficiaries of Holocaust insurance policies and their heirs to bring suits in U.S. courts to recover any proceeds under the policies to which they may be entitled.”

Florida Elected Officials Continue to Champion Expanding Education Focused on Holocaust, Ocoee Massacre

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill from state Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, and state Rep. Randy Fine, R-Brevard County, to mandate “a uniformed statewide Holocaust education curriculum and education on the Ocoee Election Day massacre of 1920 in Florida’s public schools”
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Lauren Book, Randy Fine: Holocaust Denying Principal in South Florida Needs to Go

On Monday, after news broke that the principal of Spanish River High School sent an email to a parent questioning whether Holocaust happened, state Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, and state Rep. Randy Fine, R-Brevard County, issued a joint statement calling for his dismissal.
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