Ilhan Omar Introduces Resolution to Defend Americans’ Right to Boycott

Rep. Ilhan Omar says President Trump launched a 'blatantly racist attack' on duly elected members of Congress

Legislation is unveiled as Omar plans visit to Israel next month, testing Israeli anti-boycott law ■ Text cites boycott of Nazi Germany as example for other boycotts of ‘Americans of conscience’//CRIMSON TAZVINZWA

Under fire from U.S. President Trump and ahead of a newly-announced trip to Israel and the West Bank, Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has introduced a resolution championing the right to participate in…

Omar, and America wrestle the scourge of a racist President

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union

Omar, and America wrestle the scourge of a racist President 

 

Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against U.S. laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish.

While the resolution doesn’t explicitly name Israel or the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, she told media outlets that the resolution concerns the Jewish state.

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