On December 7, the House of Representatives passed S.2370,
the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006, by Voice Vote (not recorded).
passage of S.2370, which was passed previously by the Senate on June 23, clears
the way for the President to sign into law draconian economic and diplomatic
sanctions against the Palestinian people for exercising their right to vote in
legislative elections held earlier this year.
TAKE ACTION:Contact the White House NOW by phone 202-456-1111, by fax 202-456-2461, and by email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask the
President to veto S.2370, the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act.Tell the President that the United
States should not be sanctioning
people for exercising their right to vote.
The US Campaign to End the Israeli
Occupation is in the process of trying to set up a meeting with White House
officials to deliver a petition signed by more than 340 US-based organizations
opposing the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act and to ask for a veto.
details about the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act and the US Campaign’s efforts
to oppose it, click