Christians and other faith-based groups are speaking out against Israel’s latest attempt to silence the discussion on human rights for Palestinians. We can all be a part of this fight for justice.
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Rep. Betty McCollum introduces resolution condemning Israel’s designation of Palestinian orgs as “terrorist groups”
Longtime advocate for Palestinian rights Rep. Betty McCollum joined with many others worldwide in condemning Israel’s effort to demonize and silence Palestinian human rights organizations. So far just nine Congress members have added their names to McCollum’s resolution, H.Res.751.
Thanks to the Israel lobby, the United States has played a vital role in the decades-long catastrophe that has engulfed Palestine. U.S. leaders from both parties must now confront their own complicity in this catastrophe, and the American public must demand change.
A special gathering of Democratic Party House members discussed Israel-Palestine… here’s what they said.
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…
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.