The nonviolent BDS movement says it is inspired by the campaign that targeted South Africa's apartheid regime and is seeking put an end to Israel's brutal occupation of the West Bank.
"We are introducing a resolution ... to really speak about the American values that support and believe in our ability to exercise our First Amendment rights in regard to boycotting".
In the motion, the first two Muslim congresswomen "urge Congress, States, and civil rights leaders from all communities to endeavour to preserve the freedom of advocacy for all by opposing anti-boycott resolutions and legislation".
But Israeli law empowers the government to prohibit entry to those who support a boycott of the Jewish State, as both legislators have done, leaving the question of whether or not to permit Omar and/or Tlaib to visit entirely up to the discretion of the prime minister. In an interview with Al-Monitor on Tuesday, Omar made it clear that the intention of the resolution was to provide a pathway for the BDS initiative to thrive.
Ilhan Omar yesterday introduced a resolution co-sponsored by Rashida Tlaib and civil rights icon and Democratic Georgia Rep. John Lewis that aims to protect the Boycott Divestment Sanction movement that targets Israeli companies.
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Rep. Brad Sherman, California Democrat and one of the more senior Jewish lawmakers in the chamber, told The Washington Times the resolution was "dead on arrival".
The peaceful movement operates by pressuring corporations, artists and academic institutions to sever ties with Israel with supporters sayingactivities are aimed at promoting a Palestinian statehood.
"Americans of conscience have a proud history of participating in boycotts to advocate for human rights overseas including ... boycotting Nazi Germany from March 1933 to October 1941 in response to the dehumanization of the Jewish people in the lead-up to the Holocaust". "Shame on [Omar] for bringing her hateful twist on that reality to House Foreign today, propping up the BDS movement & blaming Israel for all of its challenges".
Rep. Eilot Engel, another senior Jewish lawmaker and Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said he didn't want to comment specifically on Ms. Omar's resolution, but denounced the BDS movement as a "horror" and a "cancer".
She also said during the debate that BDS "stops the dialogue".
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