A Reprehensible Law - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ERSB
    • 31.07.07 | 12:12 (IDT)

    It's not often that I agree with Moshe Arens these days, but I have to agree with every word of this article. The day the Kenneseth passed this abhorent bill (even in first reading) was a black day for the State of Israel. I suspect that this was just cheap grandstanding by a few right wing MKs and that this bill will never become law (it still needs to get through commmittee and pass at least 2 more floor votes) and even if it made it through the Kennesth, the Supreme Court will strike it down. However, its a sad that even a few MKs weren't ashamed to raise their hands in favor of this abhorent piece of legislation.

    from the article: Violating the norms of democracy
    First published 00:00 31.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.07.07
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