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Hearing on State Flag & Seal and Right to Boycott

November 19 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

State House with Peace Sign

The state legislature’s Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight will hear testimony on the Change the State Flag and Seal bill, which is supported by the Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network as part of the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda , and also on an anti-boycott bill that seeks to strike at the right to boycott for Palestinian rights. 

Come out on November 19 to testify for a change to the State Flag and for the Right to Boycott, or to listen and support those who are testifying.  Let us know you plan to testify, to get involved in planning, or to request or offer a ride: contact the Mass. Peace Action office (617-354-2169, info@masspeaceaction.org)

Change the State Flag and Seal: RESOLVE PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF A SPECIAL COMMISSION RELATIVE TO THE SEAL AND MOTTO OF THE COMMONWEALTH: Form a commission to redesign the state flag, seal, and motto, which currently depict the conquest of Massachusetts from Native Americans. 

(H.2776S1877) Sponsors: Reps. Lindsay Sabadosa and Nika Elugardo and Sen. Jason Lewis

Committee: Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight

Read the Bill Text

Logistics:  Allow time to pass through the metal detector when you arrive.  

 

Details

Date:
November 19
Time:
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network
Email:
info@masspeaceaction.org

Venue

Massachusetts State House – Gardner Auditorium
24 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02133 United States
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Website:
malegislature.gov