ACLU Commentary on Senate Bill Criminalizing BDS Published by Washington Post

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Sen. Ben Cardin (R), sponsor of the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, and Sen. Rob Portman, a co-sponsor of the bill

A couple of weeks ago I posted an article about the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced in the Senate by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland. The ACLU at the time, as I mentioned in the post, had published an open letter warning that the bill would make it a felony for Americans to support the boycott of Israel and urging Congress members not to sign onto it. (At the time, 45 members of the Senate had signed on as co-sponsors; that number is now up to 46.)

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