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Anti-BDS Legislation

Get involved with our efforts to push back against federal and state legislation opposing the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement.

Congress Holds BDS Hearing…With No Palestinians!
by Josh Ruebner, Policy Director
August 6th, 2015
Take action: tell Congress to hold a second pro-BDS hearing to counter its biased, anti-BDS hearing.
Help Get Anti-BDS Language Out of House Trade Bills
by Josh Ruebner, Policy Director
June 3rd, 2015
Write and call your Representative to take out anti-BDS provisions from trade bills that will be voted on this month in the House.
Tell Gov. Rauner You Oppose Anti-BDS Legislation
by Josh Ruebner, Policy Director
May 22nd, 2015
Illinois residents: email and call Gov. Bruce Rauner to state your opposition to him signing into law the nation's first anti-BDS bill.
URGENT ACTION ALERT: Senate to Vote on Anti-BDS Bill on Tuesday!
by Josh Ruebner, Policy Director & Anna Baltzer, National Organizer
May 11th, 2015
Please pick up the phone today and tell your Senators you oppose anti-BDS provisions in trade bills that will be voted on as early as tomorrow.
Urgent: Anti-BDS Bill Up for Vote Tomorrow
by Mike Coogan, Legislative Coordinator
April 21st, 2015
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) is pushing an amendment in the Senate Finance Committee to make it a principal trade negotiating objective of the US to oppose BDS against Israel. Take action to oppose this amendment.
Legislating against BDS
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
February 12th, 2014
Take action against H.R.4009, which would penalize academic institutions for supporting the academic boycott of Israel.