“A freshman congresswoman hostile to Zionism is attacking a bipartisan effort to legislate against Israel boycotts in her first week on the job, accusing advocates of the bill of dual loyalty”

Tlaib starts term in Congress accusing Israel advocates of ‘dual loyalty’
by Michael Wilner
January 7, 2019

Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat from Michigan and a Palestinian-American, took to Twitter on Sunday to criticize the “Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019.”…Congress’s passage of S.1 would codify a 10-year memorandum of understanding on military assistance with Israel, reauthorize defense cooperation with Jordan, reimpose sanctions on entities financing the Syrian government, and authorize state and local governments to combat the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. READ MORE

GATESTONE Alan Dershowitz: Is Rashida Tlaib Guilty of Bigotry? If Congress were considering legislation prohibiting boycotts directed against gays, women or Muslim owned companies, would Senator Bernie Sanders be arguing that such a ban would violate the First Amendment? If Congress were considering legislation prohibiting companies from boycotting majority Muslim countries, would Rashida Tlaib be accusing its supporters of dual loyalty?

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