Unless legislators support the boycott of Israel, it’s hard to understand why they aren’t supporting Sen. Tom Cotton’s proposed law

JEWISH PRESS
Here’s an Easy Way to Find Out if Your Congress Member is Actually Pro-Israel
by Lori Lowenthal Marcus
January 5, 2016

It would be hard to understand how a legislator who claims to be pro-Israel could justify any position other than support for the bill introduced by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), on Monday, Feb. 1…The proposed measure, S.2474, was introduced to override this Administration’s latest stealth anti-Israel move: a promise to start strictly enforcing a nearly 20 year administrative agency regulation — never enforced until now, and with good reason — that bans the use of the word “Israel” to denote the source of origin for products produced in the disputed territories: Judea and Samaria…The areas are referred to, and the labeling permitted, as the “West Bank” and “Gaza” by those so hell-bent on enforcing a Two State Solution they are willing to overlook the fact that there is not as yet any state of Palestine, nor is the West Bank any more real a “country of origin” notation for the area in dispute than is Israel. READ MORE

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