Challenging Anti-BDS Legislation

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Should It Be Illegal for American Companies to Boycott Israel?
November 14, 2017

USCPR Policy Director Josh Ruebner appears on Al Jazeera’s The Stream to discuss state-level efforts to quash the boycott, divestment, and…

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Texas City Drops Israel Boycott Ban for Individuals But Says Businesses Must Still Reject BDS to Get Hurricane Aid
October 26, 2017

Mondoweiss quotes USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer on the city of Dickinson, TX, bowing to national pressure and removing an anti-boycott,…

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Maryland Becomes the Latest State to Make It Illegal to Protest Israel’s Occupation of Palestine
October 25, 2017

Mic.com quotes USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer on the unconstitutionality of an anti-boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) executive order signed by…

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Maryland Governor’s Order Against BDS Is Sure to Backfire, Boycott Advocates Say
October 25, 2017

Mondoweiss quotes USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer on an anti-BDS executive order signed by Maryland governor Larry Hogan on October 23,…

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Maryland Governor Signs Order to Block Boycotts of Israel
October 23, 2017

The Associated Press quotes USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer on the unconstitutionality of an anti-boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) executive order…

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Support for Palestinians Become Orwellian Litmus Test
October 22, 2017

USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer pens an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle on state-level efforts to quash support for the movement for Palestinian…

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US City Links Hurricane Relief to Support for Israel
October 21, 2017

Al Jazeera English quotes USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer on state-level efforts to quash support for the movement for Palestinian rights…

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Residents of a Texas Town Must Declare Support for Israel Before Receiving Harvey Relief Funds
October 20, 2017

Mic.com quotes USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer on state-level efforts to quash support for the movement for Palestinian rights through anti-boycott,…

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AIPAC is flailing
October 17, 2017

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is flailing to salvage one of its legislative priorities, the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. Thanks…

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USCPR Welcomes ACLU Lawsuit Challenging Unconstitutional Anti-BDS Law
October 11, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC, October 11, 2017 – The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights welcomes the American Civil Liberties Union’s landmark lawsuit, filed…

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