New York has previously targeted businesses that elect not to do business in occupied Palestinian territory while continuing operations in other parts of Israel.
The New York Civil Liberties Union is urging lawmakers in Nassau to repeal a bill denying county contracts to any companies participating in the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement.
Warren said that 'outlawing free speech-protected activity violates our basic constitution.'
Gillibrand said she won't support the bill unless language is added to permit individuals to boycott Israeli goods.
The bill, co-sponsored by both senators, could sent supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement to prison for as long as 20 years.
Artists and performers are calling on Lincoln Center to cancel a play backed by the Israeli government and co-produced by two controversial Israeli theater companies
The proposed laws target proponents of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement, whom legislators say traffic in "hate speech."
The new charges come eight months after the assault.
Threats of financial repercussions couldn't stop Brooklyn College's controversial Israel forum.
"If you want to go to a university where the government decides what kinds of subjects are fit for discussion, I suggest you apply to a school in North Korea."
After years of debate the issue of banning Israeli products at the Park Slope Food Co-Op is finally coming to a vote. Well. A vote to decide if it should come to a vote.
For years now, some members of the Park Slope Co-op have been calling for a ban on Israeli products. Others call that anti-Semitism. There ain't no fight like a Park Slope Co-op fight!
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