Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar introduce resolution aimed at bolstering Israel boycotts

July 19, 2019

Freshmen Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (Minn.) have introduced a resolution restricting legislative measures to stop boycotts, while promoting it as an endorsement for the Boycott, Divest, Sanctions movement against Israel. What are the details? The two congresswomen were joined by fellow Democrat John Lewis (Ga.) in proposing House Resolution 496, “affirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and…