This bill seeks to impose fines and criminal penalties, and deny government loans to corporations refusing to do business with corporations in illegal Israeli settlements. It infringes on our First Amendment right to promote boycott, divestment and sanctions and seeks to legitimize Israel’s settlements.
Read our talking points opposing the Israel Anti-Boycott Act.
Read our analysis of the bill in Electronic Intifada.
Read the ACLU’s letter opposing these bills.
Read this article from The Intercept, citing our work to oppose the bill.
Read our previous action alerts on this bill: “Punish Israel Boycotters? You, ACLU, and US Campaign Say No!” (June 20, 2017), “Are Your Members of Congress Trying to Criminalize BDS?” (May 18, 2017), and “AIPAC Is Lobbying for this Today…” (March 28, 2017).