Holocaust

Comments about the Holocaust from representative sponsoring ‘divisive concepts’ bill raise concerns

BY: - March 23, 2022

The following article was originally published on News5Cleveland.com and is published in the Ohio Capital Journal under a content-sharing agreement. Unlike other OCJ articles, it is not available for free republication by other news outlets as it is owned by WEWS in Cleveland.   As the debate over a “divisive concepts” bill rages on across […]

Marjorie Taylor Greene comparison of mask-wearing and the Holocaust condemned by House GOP leader

BY: - May 26, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday condemned remarks by Georgia’s Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene comparing the wearing of masks and vaccination logos to the persecution and murder of Jews by Nazis during the Holocaust. Greene, a Republican, in an interview last week with the Christian Broadcasting Network made the comparison, according to […]

Bill seeks to improve Holocaust understanding in Ohio

BY: - October 5, 2020

Most young Americans believe anti-Semitism exists in the United States today. Yet a striking number have little to no knowledge about the Holocaust. That is a problem Ohio legislators hope to resolve through a proposed commission to better educate people about the atrocities of genocides. Around 1-in-8 Millennials and members of Generation Z have never […]