Friday, March 13, 2015

A Bi-Partisan Effort In Congress to Derail BDS

This is awesome!:
Eight days after a meeting on a potential free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union last month, two congressmen introduced a bill to influence the process and help prevent economic discrimination against Israel. Called the “U.S.-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act” the bill is an effort to counter the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions Movement (BDS), which is lamentably popular in Europe. 
The bill’s primary sponsors, Illinois’s Peter Roskam, a Republican, and California’s Juan Vargas, a Democrat, proposed the legislation as a “targeted approach” to counter BDS activity where most of it occurs – the EU. So far, 24 congressmen have co-sponsored the legislation...

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