Arizona’s amended anti-boycott law still constitutionally flawed

Arizona’s amended anti-boycott law still constitutionally flawed

Months after a federal court blocked Arizona from enforcing its anti-boycott law saying it was unconstitutional, the state has attempted to revive the law by amending it so that it no longer applies to the man who challenged it. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed SB 1167 amending the state’s 2016 anti-boycott law prohibiting state contractors from supporting boycotts of Israel. This was despite significant opposition to the amendment in the Arizona House, where it passed 37-21 with vigorous debate.

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Federal Judge Issues Injunction Against Kansas Anti-Boycott Law (Updated)

Federal Judge Issues Injunction Against Kansas Anti-Boycott Law (Updated)

Judge Daniel Crabtree wrote: “[T]he Supreme Court has held that the First Amendment protects the right to participate in a boycott like the one punished by the Kansas law.”

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Rahul Saksena Interview with The Real News Network

Rahul Saksena Interview with The Real News Network

Rahul Saksena spoke about the Kansas lawsuit challenging an anti-boycott bill on The Real News Network. 

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Radhika Sainath in Jacobin

Radhika Sainath in Jacobin

"Boycotts have long played an important role in American political action, and the Supreme Court has held that the First Amendment protects political boycotts." 

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