anti-boycott legislation

Testimony presented at hearing of anti-BDS legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18 Honorable Chairmen and Members of the Joint Committee: My name is Lorrie Hall, I live in Duxbury, and I am a member of Massachusetts Peace Action.  Thank you for this opportunity to testify against “An Act …

Anti-BDS Legislation May Hurt My Business

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Testimony presented at hearing on Anti-BDS Legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18, 2017 Honorable Chairperson and Members of the Joint Committee, My name is Brenton Stoddart. I am a resident of Harvard, Massachusetts, an employee of and son of the CEO of Senscio Systems Inc., a rapidly …

Testimony presented at hearing on Anti-BDS Legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18, 2017 I will not repeat all the other good arguments made against this bill.  Instead, I want to address the claim made by proponents of this legislation – especially State Treasure Deb Goldberg earlier — that …

Testimony presented at hearing on Anti-BDS Legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18, 2017 My name is Cole Harrison, the executive director of Massachusetts Peace Action. Massachusetts Peace Action is the state affiliate of Peace Action, the largest grassroots peace organization in the country. We are celebrating our …

New Massachusetts state legislation – introduced by the Jewish Community Relations Council and backed by senators across the aisle – aims to penalize supporters of the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement under an anti-discrimination guise. The BDS movement uses nonviolent economic practices to …