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State legislature

Twelve Massachusetts state legislators are headed to Israel on Thursday for a ten-day, all-expenses paid tour of Israel paid for by the Jewish Community Relations Council, a pro-Israel lobby group that is currently pushing those same legislators to support an anti-boycott bill it crafted. A state …

The hearing will be Monday, Nov. 6, 1:00pm in the State House room A-2.  This hearing has been repeatedly rescheduled — but this time, it’s real! President Trump and his Republican allies have already begun to cut federal programs critical to our health and welfare, …

108 Massachusetts faith leaders wrote to the State Legislature committee currently considering legislation which would forbid the state from doing business with those who boycott Israeli companies doing business in the occupied Palestinian territories. Their letter, which was delivered on October 11, follows: Statement from …

The hearing on this bill is POSTPONED to a future date.  It was originally scheduled for Thursday, October 5, 10:00 am in the State House.   Please attend, and contact the MAPA office if you can testify! President Trump and his Republican allies have already begun …

Boston, July 18 — Legislators, lawyers, faith leaders and business people testified today at a State House hearing that a proposed bill will not combat discrimination but is instead an unconstitutional attack on the right to boycott in Massachusetts. Those testifying against the legislation raised …

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 …

Mobilizing Against Anti-BDS Legislation

June 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Legislation has been filed in the Massachusetts legislature which aims to penalize supporters of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. This legislation (S.1689 /H.1685), deceptively titled “An Act Prohibiting Discrimination in State Contracts,” is in fact a dangerous attempt to restrict our right …

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