Baptist official apologizes for Nazi comparison

Baptist official apologi

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October 17, 2009 07:17

 
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A key Southern Baptist official apologized for comparing proposals to overhaul the nation's health care system with Nazism. Richard Land is president of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that he also apologized for bestowing a "Josef Mengele Award" on President Barack Obama's chief health care adviser. Mengele was a Nazi doctor who conducted brutal and deadly Baptist official apologizes for Nazi comparisonexperiments at the Auschwitz death camp during the Holocaust. Land said in a letter dated Wednesday that he did not intend to "actually equate anyone in the Obama administration with Dr. Mengele."

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