Challenging Anti-BDS Legislation

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Americans Have a Constitutional Right to Boycott Israel
March 15, 2018

USCPR Policy Director Josh Ruebner pens an op-ed for Al Jazeera emphasizing the need for politicians at both federal and state levels…

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The Amended ‘Israel Anti-Boycott Act’ Is Still Unconstitutional, and Still Must Be Stopped
March 8, 2018

USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer is quoted in an op-ed by Nada Elia for Mondoweiss on the still-unconstitutional nature of the recently amended Israel Anti-Boycott…

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What do the NRA and AIPAC have in common?
March 5, 2018

They are both influential lobbies that fear the power of the people! AIPAC is in the middle of its annual conference….

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Pro & Con: House Bill 2179, a State Bill Set to Penalize Companies Boycotting Israel
February 22, 2018

USCPR Director of Organizing and Advocacy, Anna Baltzer, appears on St. Louis on the Air with Don Marsh to discuss the potential impact of…

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US Campaign for Palestinian Rights Welcomes Federal District Court Decision Supporting Right to Boycott
January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC, January 30, 2018 – The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights welcomes a Federal District Court preliminary injunction halting a Kansas…

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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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