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Va. Recalls Plate With Apparent Hitler Reference

Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 07:14 PM


The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has recalled a license plate that appeared to have coded references to Adolf Hitler.

A DMV spokeswoman says the vanity plate with "14CV88" was issued in March 2009 and recently stirred complaints after photos were posted online. It was recalled Tuesday after the department determined the letters and numbers could reasonably be construed as racially disparaging.

The numbers "88" and "14" are significant to the white supremacist movement. Each word in the phrase "Heil Hitler" begins with the eighth letter of the alphabet, while a famous white supremacist credo contains 14 words.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations applauded the DMV's action.

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