North Carolina Congress Members' Statements Draw Criticism

February 5, 2003

Source: The American Jewish Committee

On February 5, 2003 The American Jewish Committee issued a press release stating that "the American Jewish Committee has condemned the hateful remarks Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC) made this week about Japanese-Americans... 'Rep. Coble owes the Japanese American community an apology for his insensitive, inaccurate, and racist remarks,' said Ann Schaffer, director of American Jewish Committee’s Belfer Center for American Pluralism."