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Oppose Senate bill S.1! – which gives Israel $38 billion, `combats` BDS,etc.
Alison Weir, If Americans Knew
A vote is scheduled for today. There`s no time to waste!
Please call and email your Senator now!
Please phone and email your senators today to vote no on Senate bill S.1!
This composite bill, the first Senate bill of 2019, would give Israel
billions of dollars and would work, in its own words, to `combat BDS.` The
fraudulent title is `Strengthening America`s Security in the Middle East Act
For more information on the bill and its four components see my recent
article on S.1.
The first component of the bill gives Israel the largest military aid
package in U.S. history – see our previous report on the $38 billion to
Israel package, and how it goes far beyond the Obama MOU.
Go here for more information on how the bill`s `combatting BDS` component
violates the First Amendment right to free speech.
As you can see from the email below, sent out by the Republican Jewish
Coalition, all four components of the bill are created on behalf of Israel.
The good news is that we have a real chance of defeating it! See below:
Democrats Blocking Pro-Israel, Middle East Security Bill
-Tell Senators Schumer and Durbin: Stand up to pro-BDS Democrats, stop using
Israel as leverage in shutdown fight-
S. 1, the Strengthening America`s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019,
is a vital piece of legislation. S. 1 would authorize state and local
governments to fight back against entities engaged in BDS (the movement to
boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel); extend our military assistance
to Israel, our closest ally in the Middle East; authorize the transfer of
defense articles to Israel in times of need; reauthorize our defense
cooperation with Jordan, another close Middle East ally; and sanction
entities that are helping finance the brutal Syrian regime [destabilizing
Syria has long been an Israeli strategic goal].
Call Sen. Schumer: (833) 416-9019
Call Sen. Durbin: (833) 416-9313
Democrats have announced that they plan to block this legislation. What`s
worse, Senator Marco Rubio tells us that not all Democrats are doing this
because they want to use Middle East security as leverage against
Republicans. He has learned that there is infighting in the Democrats` ranks
because `a significant number of Senate Democrats now support BDS and
Democratic leaders want to avoid a floor vote that reveals that.`
This blockage is unacceptable. Call Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Dick
Durbin (D-IL) right now and tell them to stop playing games with Israel and
Middle East security!
Call Sen. Schumer: (833) 416-9019 (Toll Free)
Call Sen. Durbin: (833) 416-9313 (Toll Free)
So far the GOP message.
You can be sure that Israel partisans are calling their senators about this.
We need to do the same!
Contact Your Senators Now!
– Alison Weir
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