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European lawmakers: Palestinian terror groups committing ‘double war crimes’

Browse > Home / News / European lawmakers: Palestinian terror groups committing ‘double war crimes’ May 14, 2021 by JNS Read on for article More than 50 European lawmakers expressed solidarity with Israel while condemning Palestinian terror groups for their rocket fire on Israel and using their own populations as human shields. Flags of European […]

With Israel under fire, int’l lawmakers discuss ways to fight antisemitism

As Hamas rockets rain down on Israel and antisemitic hate continues to spread online and in communities, dozens of Jewish legislators and elected officials from around the world came together during the World Jewish Congress’ 16th Plenary Assembly. During the gathering, the first consultation in five years of the relaunched International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians […]

Praying to God could be made a crime in the UK, lawmakers threatened with legal action

Home » Europe, Religion, Suppression » Praying to God could be made a crime in the UK, lawmakers threatened with legal action     The Christian Institute in the United Kingdom revealed this week it will take legal action if lawmakers go ahead with a strategy to ban “conversation therapy” that would impact churches’ missions, […]

Turn Over Routers or Face Subpoenas, Arizona Lawmakers Tell Maricopa County

Legislators in Arizona and officials in the state’s largest county clashed anew this week over election audit subpoenas, with county officials refusing to hand over routers and claiming they do not have passwords to access administrative control functions of election machines. Arizona’s Senate told Maricopa County on Friday that it would issue subpoenas for live […]

Kansas Lawmakers Override Governor’s Gun Bill Veto, Lowering Concealed Carry Age to 18

Kansas lawmakers on Monday voted to override Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a gun bill, lowering the minimum concealed carry age from 21 to 18 years of age. After a short discussion, the House voted 84 to 39 to override the Democratic governor’s veto of HB 2058 that proposes to let more people carry guns […]

NY man threatened lawmakers, called Congress ‘Zionist Occupied Gov’t’

(JTA) — A New York City man who referred to Congress as a “Zionist Occupied Government” was convicted Wednesday on charges of threatening to “slaughter” lawmakers just days after the storming of the US Capitol. A federal jury in Brooklyn convicted Brendan Hunt, 37, of Queens, also known as “X-Ray Ultra,” of threatening to assault […]

NY lawmakers begin repealing Cuomo’s executive orders

“This is not about throwing caution to the wind or rejecting measures to protect public health. It is about striking a balance,” he said in floor remarks. “It is about common sense. It’s about respect for businesses and respect for New Yorkers.” Cuomo spokesperson Rich Azzopardi said the state was “in the process” of lifting […]

Trump-Supporting Indiana Lawmakers BAN Unconstitutional Vaccine Passports

Lawmakers in Indiana are set to permanently ban unconstitutional government-issued COVID-19 vaccine passports. The bill, which is headed to the governor’s desk, will mean citizens in Indiana will not be required to take the COVID-19 vaccine. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. Fox59.com reports: The last-minute vaccination […]

AIPAC Applauds Lawmakers for Backing Full US Aid to Israel, Without Conditions

(JNS) AIPAC applauded the overwhelming majority of members of the House of Representatives on Thursday who signed a letter urging U.S. aid to Israel to be fully funded in the federal budget without condition, contradicting a handful of prominent Democratic Party lawmakers who spoke at a virtual national conference of the left-wing, pro-Israel group J […]

US Lawmakers sign letter calling for unconditional slavery to Israel eternally

Home » North America, Politics » US Lawmakers sign letter calling for unconditional slavery to Israel eternally     Over 300 US lawmakers have urged Washington to uphold its commitment to provide “full” and “unconditional” security assistance to Israel. In defense of the US-Israel relationship, some 330 members of the House of Representatives – roughly […]

Lawmakers call on Justice Dep. to release docs to alleged Saudi role in 9/11

Was the Saudi government involved in the 9/11 terror attacks? That’s what five Republican lawmakers, among who Staten Island Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, are trying to figure out by pressing the Biden administration to publicly release FBI and CIA documents on the subject, The New York Post reported.  The five lawmakers sent a letter Wednesday to […]

U.S. lawmakers to ‘review’ Biden’s multi-billion weapons sale to UAE

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US lawmakers introduce bill to make State Dept. review PA textbooks

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of lawmakers reintroduced on Monday the Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act. The bill requires the Secretary of State to submit a report to Congress reviewing textbooks produced by the Palestinian Authority. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) sponsored the bill along with Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), Rep. Brian […]

Georgia Lawmakers Ban Coca-Cola Over ‘Woke’ Voting Law Criticism

Republican lawmakers in Georgia have officially banned Coca-Cola from state legislative offices over its criticism of Georgia’s new voting integrity rules. In a letter to Coca-Cola, eight members of the House of Representatives declared their offices Coke-free zones and demanded that the ‘woke’ company stop “intentionally” misleading the public. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing […]

Before second deadly Capitol attack, lawmakers criticised extra security and balked at threat warnings

The second attack on the US Capitol building in under three months was preceded by pressure from mostly Republican lawmakers to remove extra security measures put in place after the first. One Capitol police officer was killed and another injured when a man rammed his vehicle into a checkpoint outside the building on Friday. The […]

SD Gov. Noem Reacts to Lawmakers Rejection of Trans Bill Revision with Executive Orders

Following South Dakota lawmakers rejecting Gov. Kristi Noem’s request for revisions of House Bill 1217, legislation to protect women’s athletes rights under federal statute Title IX, the governor is issuing two executive orders to protect women from competing against biological men who consider themselves transgender women at the high school and collegiate level. “Only girls […]

‘We all know hate when we see it’: Dem lawmakers condemn violence against Asian Americans

“Now I know the legal bar is high because they have to find somebody who heard him say that there was an anti-Asian slur expressed at the time. … But in my mind and in the minds of many, this is an anti-Asian hate crime,” she added. Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock said on NBC’s […]

Record 33 lawmakers from both parties join MAZON’s hunger Seder

Republicans and Democrats from the US House of Representatives and the Senate were among the 33 lawmakers who joined MAZON, a Jewish anti-hunger advocacy group, for a Seder that focused on how the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated hunger. MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, as the group is formally known, said its annual Seder for […]

Jerry Nadler Blames Lawmakers who ‘Demonized China’ over COVID for Anti-Asian Attacks

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) Thursday partly blamed lawmakers who “demonized China” over the coronavirus pandemic for the rise in attacks on Asian-Americans. “It is important to recognize that this surge did not spontaneously arise only out of fears regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Some of this blame lies squarely on political leaders who […]

Migrant Girls ‘Are Being Raped,’ Latino GOP Lawmakers Warn amid Biden Border Policy Shifts

President Joe Biden’s policies are fueling a crisis at the southern border that endangers American citizens, puts the lives of unaccompanied children at risk, and fuels sex trafficking, a group of GOP lawmakers declared Monday. Led by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), the congressional delegation, including some of the top Republicans on committees with […]

Mexican Lawmakers Advance Bill To Legalize Recreational Pot

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s lower chamber approved a marijuana legalization bill Wednesday, setting the country on the path to becoming one of the world’s largest legal marijuana markets. Deputies approved the legislation in general terms, but continued debating details late into the night. The approved legislation, which needs to return to the Senate, would […]

Pakistan lawmakers elect new Senators in test for Imran Khan

Pakistani lawmakers were choosing Wednesday new members of the country’s Senate or upper house of parliament — a vote that is seen as a test for Prime Minister Imran Khan s government. Khan’s ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party is seeking to improve its standing in the 104-member Senate, where it lacks majority. Votes are cast by […]

170 U.S. lawmakers urge Biden administration to push Turkey on rights

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‘We need to extricate from the Middle East, not escalate’: Dem lawmakers question Syria air strike

The Biden administration has carried out its first military action, bombing facilities in eastern Syria. A war monitor reported that 22 people or more were killed. The Pentagon says the strike targeted Iran-backed militias and came in response to a rocket attack on US-led forces in Iraq earlier this month. A number of congressional Democrats […]

California Jewish Caucus Joins Lawmakers to Promote Slate of Hate Crime Bills

The California State Capitol Building. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org– Members of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus joined a coalition of state lawmakers on the Capitol steps in Sacramento on Monday in support of legislation aimed at combating hate crimes and hate-motivated violence against minority groups. The Jewish Caucus advocated for three bills and one policy proposal […]

Tennessee Lawmakers Introduce Bill Allowing Fathers to Block Abortions

Tennessee lawmakers introduced a bill on Friday that would allow the father of an unborn child to block a woman from aborting the couple’s child. State Sen. Mark Pody (R) introduced SBO494 in the Senate and Rep. Jerry Sexton (R) presented a companion measure, HB1079, in the Tennessee House. The new law would allow “a person to […]

Venezuelan lawmakers back expulsion of EU ambassador after Brussels slaps sanctions on Caracas officials

Venezuela’s National Assembly has backed a move to kick the EU’s ambassador to Caracas out of the county and rejected Brussel’s decision to sanction 19 Venezuelan officials for “undermining democracy” and human rights abuses. “I vote with both hands for the European Union representative to be declared persona non grata,” Assembly Speaker Jorge Rodriguez said […]

Iranian Lawmakers Criticize Tehran’s Deal With IAEA on Snap Inspections

Iranian lawmakers attend the opening ceremony of Iran’s 11th parliament, practicing social distancing as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Tehran, Iran, May 27, 2020. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Iranian lawmakers protested on Monday against Tehran’s decision to permit “necessary” monitoring by the UB nuclear watchdog for up to three months, saying the […]

New York Lawmakers Start Impeachment Process Against Draconian Democrat Andrew Cuomo

New York lawmakers on Thursday began the impeachment process against Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo. Assembly Republicans announced a resolution to create an impeachment commission, the first crucial step in the process of impeaching and ousting Cuomo. The announcement comes just 24 hours after New York Senate Democrats moved on Wednesday to strip Governor Andrew Cuomo of […]

Florida lawmakers introduce several bills to address fair policing

Legislative goals: The caucus has filed legislation that would maintain a police misconduct registry and penalize those who make false criminal accusations — dubbed the “Amy Cooper law.” They have also crafted bills aimed at reviewing policies such as police “Bill of Rights,” the use of no-knock warrants, and standards for using body cameras. “We […]

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