Illinois Pro-Israel community concerned Kwame Raoul would weaken anti-BDS legislation

Illinois’ Anti-BDS Efforts in Jeopardy as Key Opponent Leads Polls in Attorney General Race
by Adam Kredo
October 22, 2018

…Kwame Raoul, a veteran Illinois state legislator who replaced President Barack Obama in the legislative body when he moved into the Senate, is running to become the next Illinois attorney general, a position that would give him leverage to weaken the state’s landmark legislation blocking partnerships with any company that supports the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. Raoul was a chief opponent of the legislation, which was enacted in 2015, and has come under fire from the pro-Israel community for anti-Israel remarks, which include comparing the Holocaust to slavery in America. READ MORE

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