Franz Gürtner Begins Drive to Ban Mixed Marriage Between Jews and Christians

Franz Gürtner Begins Drive to Ban Mixed Marriage Between Jews and Christians

Franz Gürtner
Source: Deutsches Bundesarchiv

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Reich Minister of Justice Franz Gürtner begins the movement towards banning mixed marriages between Jews and Christians.

Speaking to colleagues in the Reich Ministry of Justice, Gürtner says:

"I should like to ask you all to consider whether you can envisage any legislative procedure whereby we can prevent marriages of mixed race."
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