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. https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/nora-barrows-friedman/mississippi-which-punished-civil-rights-boycotts-moves-against-bds
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MISSISSIPPI, WHICH PUNISHED CIVIL RIGHTS BOYCOTTS, MOVES AGAINST BDS
A bill seeking to punish supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights passed the Mississippi state House of Representatives earlier this month. The measure would compel the state to create a blacklist of companies accused of boycotting Israel, and would bar the state’s retirement system, treasury or other government entities from investing in those firms. If the bill passes the state senate, Mississippi would become the 27th US state to adopt an anti-BDS measure. The Council on American-Islamic Relations urged its supporters to call Mississippi state senators and demand they reject the bill when it comes for a vote. NORA BARROWS-FRIEDMAN READ MORE