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Indiana State Passes Anti-BDS Bill

Posted by Virtual Jerusalem, March 3, 2016 The Indiana Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel or its settlements. The bill approved 47-3 on Tuesday, with bipartisan backing, defines “the promotion of activities to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel” as meeting the standard of “extraordinary circumstances” necessary under state law to mandate divestment from a company. The state House...

Indiana Passes Bill Banning Anti-Israel Boycotts

Senate overwhelmingly approves measure prohibiting state dealings with entities that shun Israel or its settlements Posted by Times of Israel, March 3, 2016. WASHINGTON — The Indiana Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel or its settlements. The bill approved 47-3 on Tuesday, with bipartisan backing, defines “the promotion of activities to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel” as...

Indiana State Senate Passes anti-BDS Bill

Posted March 3, 2016 by Haaretz Bill prohibits state from dealings with any organizations that support BDS, placing Indiana ‘among vanguard of states that have publicly defended the Jewish State of Israel, local group says. The Indiana Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel or its settlements. The bill approved 47-3 on Tuesday, with bipartisan backing, defines “the promotion of activities...

Indiana House passed 93-0 JAACI-initiated legislation bill

JAACI’s legislative efforts to combat anti-Israel forces continues forward.  On Monday, January 25, 2016, the Indiana House passed 93-0 JAACI-initiated legislation (bill #1378 ) that would block Indiana state pension funds from investing in pro-BDS entities.  Kudos to state legislators, particularly Speaker Brian Bosma, the primary sponsor of the bill.  Now on to the Senate to get this legislation passed into law!    

Indiana General Assembly becomes 2nd state legislature to pass anti-BDS bill

Posted on April 30, 2015 by JNS.org (JNS.org) The Indiana General Assembly has become the second-ever state legislature to pass a bill that formally opposes the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. Tennessee lawmakers approved a similar measure on April 21. Adopted in a voice vote, the Indiana Senate approved Resolution 74, which “expresses opposition to the anti-Jewish and anti-Israel” BDS movement. The Senate’s move...

Donnelly breaks from Obama on Israel – Southbend Tribune

By ALLON FRIEDMAN and ELLIOT BARTKY 5:15 a.m. CST, February 12, 2013  Southbend Tribune. As President Obama begins his second term in office, it is an opportune moment to critically evaluate his foreign policy record, which thus far appears to be based on the concept that peace and strength can be gained through abandoning one’s friends and appeasing one’s enemies. As evidence of this, consider the following. Obama recently declared that a...

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