BDS

Testimony presented at hearing on Anti-BDS Legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18, 2017 Thank you to the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight for holding this hearing. Thank you in particular to Committee Chairs Jennifer Benson and Walter Timilty. My name is Andrea Burns and …

Testimony presented at hearing on Anti-BDS Legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18, 2017 My name is Eva Moseley and I oppose An Act to Prevent Discrimination in State Contracting because it aims to suppress criticism of Israel by those engaged in BDS.  I oppose it as an …

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 …

Anti-BDS Legislation Hearing

July 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight will be hearing public testimony about legislation that aims to penalize supporters of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The hearing will be in the Gardner Auditorium. This legislation (S.1689 /H.1685), deceptively titled “An …

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