Rep. Thompson Announces Passage Of Anti-BDS Resolution From House Committee
House resolution underscores Ohio's ties with Israel
November 02, 2017
 
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COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Andy Thompson (R-Marietta) today announced the passage of Ohio House Concurrent Resolution 10 from the House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee. The resolution condemns the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and increasing incidents of anti-Semitism in the United States.


House Concurrent Resolution 10 aims to reinforce the relationship Ohio has with Israel by strengthening ties and increasing collaboration with the country through business, government, the arts, culture and education. However, the resolution also sheds light on recent events across the nation where anti-Semitic sentiments and the BDS movement have been promoted on college campuses and the negative impact this can have on not only Israeli Jewish students, but on all students at the school. 


“We cherish free speech for everyone, and those who support Israel are entitled to that as well,” said Thompson. “Attempts to target Israel through boycotts, disinvestment and sanctions cannot be supported, and that is what we’re expressing as legislators.”


HCR 10 will now receive consideration for a House floor vote. 

 
 
 
  
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