Video of Demonstration Against Increased Israeli Repression
The Middle East Crisis Committee and Jewish Voice for Peace (New Haven) call for a protest
in front of Senator Blumenthal's Hartford office on Tuesday. Blumenthal is a sponsors of the anti-BDS bill.
"BDS=Free Speech. Free speech is not a Felony"
"Give Light to Gaza, End the Israeli Siege"
"Free Access to Al-Aqsa, No Israeli Checkpoints"
90 State House Square
(GPS 2 Market St.)
4-6 p.m. Tuesday July 25, 2017
Promoting Enduring Peace has agreed to co-sponsor
Be sure to listen to http://www.democracynow.org/ Friday 7/21 to hear about the awful bill before
Congress that has fines up to a million dollars and possible 20 year jail sentences for the free speech "crime" of calling for BDS
Senator Blumenthal and 42 other Democrats and Republicans Senators are in support of the law. Courtney and Larson are cosponsors in the House with
several hundred other House members.
Facebook Event Here
Call Congress send them a message. Call 24/7. They have machines.
Ask your members to CALL the Washington office of their Congresspersons. Tell them to vote "no" on Senate Bill 720, and House Resolution 1697. Emails have little impact.
When you call you can a) Ask to talk to the actual Member of Congress. This will take a while...
or b) Ask to speak with the aide with responsibility for the Middle East
or c) Make your pitch to whoever answers the phone
Ask them how the Member intends to vote, in which case they may have to get back to you or, just say, "please vote no." Give them your name and address.
Here are their numbers:
Sen Blumenthal: 202-224-2823
Sen Murphy: 202-224-4041
Cong Larson: 202-225-2265
Cong Courtney: 202-225-2076
Cong DeLauro: 202-225-3661
Cong Himes: 202-225-5541
Cong Esty: 202-225-4476
Warning about the Anti-BDS Law from "The Intercept". Note
the reproduction of AIPAC material which brags about banning the ability of U.S. "persons" from "cooperating" in boycotts called by
Text of the anti-BDS law.
Senator Cardin thinks the ACLU got it all wrong.
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