Rep. Betty McCollum has introduced a new bill (H.R. 2590) that challenges Israel’s impunity, at a time when support in Congress for Palestinian rights is at an all-time high. This issue of conditional aid to Israel has gained momentum in recent years – but there is a long way to go…
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Capitol Hill has for years been a no-questions-asked, pro-Israel fortress. That tide may be turning, and Israel partisans are not happy.
The Israel lobby took aim at Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN-4) and others, calling them “anti-Semitic” and “more sinister than ISIS.” McCollum hit back.
A bill before Congress seeks merely to stop US aid dollars from subsidizing the incarceration and torture of Palestinian children. Pro-Israel organizations would rather believe outrageous fallacies than stand up for these kids’ rights.
While America struggles with crises in health care, hunger, and homelessness, Congress has found the time to entertain over four dozen bills and resolutions that cater to a wealthy, heavily-armed state: Israel.
Palestinian children are regularly detained, tortured, and prosecuted by Israel. Few Congress members are motivated to make it stop.
Israel is targeting and killing children in the Gaza March – with vocal support from its leaders. Encourage your legislator to cosponsor Rep. Betty McCollum’s H.R. 4391, the “Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children.”
H.R. 4391, the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, calls for the prevention of US tax dollars from supporting Israel’s ongoing detention and mistreatment of Palestinian children.