The latest iteration of AB2844 creates a new crime of perjury for businesses, non-profits, and private incorporated individuals (receiving $100,000 or more in state funding) who swear in writing that they're not discriminating on the basis of race, nationality, etc., yet boycott or even protest Israel "under the pretext of the First Amendment."
To those of you who say Berners will have to vote for Hillary because they'll have nowhere else to go, I say you're wrong -- those Berners could go to a third party or the living room couch, to sit out the Presidential election. Walk it back from AIPAC, Hillary, and never again say Kissinger.
These events have shown that things are changing in America's political discourse about Israel. It's about time. On March
In the Brooklyn debate, Sanders said that in order to achieve peace in the region, the United States must play "an even-handed role," adding, "We cannot continue to be one-sided. There are two sides to the issue."
He forced Hillary Clinton to defend not talking about Palestinian dignity.
Less than one month after the University of California Regents took a swipe at the First Amendment, voting to denounce and conflate "anti-Semitic anti-Zionist" language on campus, the California state Legislature will take up Santa Monica Assemblyman (D) Richard Bloom's bill.
"I don’t intend to let the eleven people who have appointed themselves the journalist police tell me... how to behave or to whom I’m allowed to speak,” says Editor Ken Kurson.
The Republican presidential nomination race has previously devolved to the level of an elementary school playground (penis-measuring in a national debate), and has now risen to at least high school (if not a college frat house) with the vicious battle going on between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz over who can insult each other's wives the most.
Bernie Sanders understands this delicate nuance. All other candidates talk about the solution to Israel in military terms, only. Senator Sanders talks about the reality of how most Israelis truly feel. And that's why, regardless of whether he attended AIPAC or not, I am proud that a Jewish candidate understands this point.
AIPAC Leadership Takes 'Great Offense' To Trump's Attack On Obama