House Overwhelmingly Approves Maloney's Holocaust Education Act

As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp by the Soviet army, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney and the rest of the House approved a bill that would turn to education to stem the rising tide of anti-Semitism and hate crimes.

"Children are not born with hate, they learn it and so we can teach understanding and tolerance," Maloney said. "I believe that education is the investment for the future and for understanding and we must remember and learn from the Holocaust in order to combat bigotry and hate and violence of all kinds today."

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