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January 24, 2014

Why is Sacramento, CA the only major city that does not have a Holocaust Museum?

Filed under: California, Holocaust — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 2:19 pm

Sacramento is the Capital city of California. The city has many famous museums, including a Railroad Museum, an Automobile Museum, the Crocker Art Museum, and the State Indian Museum.  But no Holocaust Museum.  Why is that?

Many years ago, there was a proposed Holocaust Museum for Sacramento, but the plan was canceled when the Armenians wanted to be included.  Holocaustians do not want to acknowledge that there was an Armenian genocide because this would take away from the Holocaust, which is the worst crime ever committed in the entire history of the world.

Now California wants to adopt a “Genocide Curriculum Measure,” which would mandate the teaching of the Armenian Genocide in California schools.  California is one of the 5 states in America which has mandatory Holocaust education.

The following quote is from an article in today’s news, which you can read at http://www.armenianweekly.com/2014/01/24/california-assembly-panel-adopts-genocide-curriculum-measure/:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Standing strong against Armenian Genocide denial, the California State Assembly Education Committee unanimously adopted AB-659 on Jan. 15 a measure introduced by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian which would bolster the commitment of the State of California to teach of the Armenian Genocide to public school students in Grades 7-12.

Following the hearing, Nazarian said, “It was with great pride that I introduced AB 659, a bill that will call for the adoption of an oral testimony component in teaching students about the Armenian Genocide. I would like to thank the ANCA-WR for their assistance with this bill and look forward to their continued support as AB 659 makes its way to the Assembly floor. I would like to also commend my fellow colleagues on the Assembly Committee on Education in voting unanimously on the side of truth and justice”

Testifying forcefully in support of the measure was ANCA Western Region Legislative Affairs Director Haig Baghdassarian. Turkish American groups presented a diatribe of genocide denial, which compelled Committee Chairwoman Joan Buchanan and fellow Committee members Rocky Chavez and Shirley Weber to set the record straight about the importance of speaking clearly about genocide and historical injustices.

I previously blogged here about the “Fresno Indians” which is what Armenians living in California are sometimes called.  Note that the new legislation was sponsored by Adrin Nazarian, who is Armenian.

You can read more about the Armenian Genocide controversy on this blog: http://armeniangenocideblog.wordpress.com/tag/armenian-genocide-recognition/

5 Comments

  1. By the math of deaths, there should be more Russian genocide museums and China genocide museums than there are Holocaust museums as Stalin and Mao murdered millions more than those claimed by the Holocaust “survivors”. Why are the Russian, Chinese and Armenian murdered ignored or downplayed by the media? Who controls the media?

    Comment by Dennis Gannon — March 13, 2018 @ 10:09 am

    • You wrote: “Who controls the media?” The Jews.

      Comment by furtherglory — March 13, 2018 @ 10:31 am

  2. Why would their be a holocaust museum in Sacramento? The Jewish holocaust didn’t take place in the United States, it took place in Germany. There should be a holocaust museum in Germany and in Israel – the land that Jewish people migrated heavily to after WW2, and claimed it as their own, against the Palestinians who were already living there – so maybe look into those 2 regions. There are a ton of atrocities that have happened in the United States, that we don’t have a museum dedicated to. I don’t see a September 11th museum in Sacramento, and that happened here in the US. I don’t see an African slavery museum in Sacramento, and that happened here in the US. I don’t see a pearl harbor museum in Sacramento, and that happened here in the US. Horrible things happened to the Jews (and other ethnicities and religious groups) during WW2, millions of their people were wiped, similar to African Americans and the Native Americans here in the United States over a longer period of time. If you want to learn more about the holocaust, go to where it happened – there are tours available for the concentration camps and death camps: you can tour Auschwitz for $25. The Armenian genocide is a horrible disgusting history that most people aren’t aware of, and I look forward to there being more education on it. Be well.

    Comment by APM — December 26, 2015 @ 6:39 am

  3. according to “Capitol Alert”1-22-2014 California Legislature launches a Jewish caucus

    On Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:19:04 +0000

    Comment by JUDY SCHUCHMANN — January 26, 2014 @ 9:14 pm


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