Backdoor legislative efforts show lawmakers' true intent: silencing advocacy for Palestinian Rights

Backdoor legislative efforts show lawmakers' true intent: silencing advocacy for Palestinian Rights

House Resolution 246 condemning the boycott movement for Palestinian rights could be moving forward in the House Foreign Affairs Committee. While some Democratic cosponsors might believe that passing this non-binding resolution will lessen pressure to consider more binding measures (such as the House version of the anti-boycott bill passed by the Senate in February, Republican efforts to slip anti-boycott language into broad and often unrelated pieces of legislation underscore that the resolution will only open the door for more attacks against advocacy for Palestinian rights.

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First Senate Bill Favors Israel Over Free Speech

First Senate Bill Favors Israel Over Free Speech

The Combating BDS Act of 2019 explicitly authorizes state and municipal governments to enact anti-boycott laws.

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