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Friday, October 16, 2009 - 2:14pm

Southern Baptist Official Apologizes For Nazi Remarks

A Southern Baptist official is apologizing for comparing healthcare reform proposals to Nazism.

Head of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Richard Land also apologized for giving the "Josef Mengele Award" to President Obama’s chief health care advisor.

Land said in a letter Wednesday he didn’t mean to actually equate anyone in the Obama administration to the nazi officer and doctor.

The Anti-Defamation League had criticized Land's remarks, calling them "inappropriate, insensitive and unjustified."

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