Tag: anti-BDS

Travis Allen (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Republican Travis Allen Enters California Governor’s Race

On Thursday, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) officially became the sixth candidate — and second Republican — to announce his candidacy for California’s 2018 Democrat-heavy gubernatorial race.

Anti-Israel demonstrators march behind a banner of the BDS organization in Marseille, June 13.. (photo credit:GEORGES ROBERT / AFP)

Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Combat International Support of BDS Against Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, Democratic and Republicans leaders in both the House and Senate introduced legislation that would penalize foreign countries and international governmental organizations that seek to engage in the boycott, divest and sanction (BDS) movement against Israel.

Pro Palestinian demonstrators march through central London on July 25, 2014 in London, England.

Israelis Help to launch Anti-BDS Group in Germany

Israelis along with Germans launched the Action Forum group, which included a protest against BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) activists targeting Jewish state products in front of a Berlin department store on Thursday.

Travis Allen (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Bipartisan Anti-BDS Bill Passes California Committee

On Wednesday, the anti-BDS Act of 2016 (AB 2844) passed the first of many steps in California’s legislative process, thanks largely to the support of three Republicans and two Democrats on the state’s Assembly Accountability Administrative Review Committee, whose votes pushed the legislation over the top.

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Republican, Democrat Spar over Ownership of Anti-BDS Bill

A first-of-its-kind bill opposing boycotts of Israel, introduced by Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach), has been held up in California’s Democratic-controlled state legislature for nearly three months. Now, the state’s Jewish Caucus has introduced a highly similar bill by Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica).