Texas made a loud statement to Israel-haters Tuesday by passing a law that punishes businesses for boycotting the Jewish state.
According to House Bill 89, the “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions” movement has been used in recent years to “inflict economic harm” and isolate Israel.
“As Israel’s number one trading partner in the United States, Texas is proud to reaffirm its support for the people of Israel and we will continue to build on our historic partnership… Anti-Israel policies are anti-Texas policies, and we will not tolerate such actions against an important ally,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott said Tuesday.
Supporters say the new law is a direct attack against the BDS Movement. … read more