Protesters demonstrate against a state-sanctioned backlash against the movement for Palestinian human rights after Gov. Cuomo signed a McCarthyite executive order requiring state agencies to divest from organizations that support the Palestinian call to boycott companies profiting from, or cultural or academic institutions complicit in, Israel's oppression of the Palestinian people. (Photo: Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/ Sipa via AP)

Poll: Over 40% Of Americans Back Sanctions on Israel For Crimes Against Palestinians

The results of a recent poll show that a growing number of Americans approve the use of sanctions to punish Israel for its occupation of Palestine. This rising support could result in such measures being put into place, much to the displeasure of the U.S.-Israeli lobby.