Cheered on by American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and other pro-Israel lobbies, the US Congress is now leading Israel’s war on Palestinians and their supporters. In the process, they are attempting to demolish the very core of American democratic values.
“It says quite a bit about the priorities of the new Congress when in the midst of a government shutdown, when federal workers are not receiving their paychecks, the new Congress is more concerned with curtailing the First Amendment rights of the people.” — Chip Gibbons, U.S. Constitutional Law Expert
WASHINGTON -- Pro-Israel lawmakers in Washington, undeterred by the partial shutdown of the United States government, are pursuing their agenda full speed with the introduction of the first piece of legislation before the 116th Senate -- a bill that aims to stifle the free-speech rights of American critics of apartheid Israel. The