Kirsten Gillibrand, one of the legislation's original co-sponsors, says she 'would never support any bill that chills free speech'
The influential Democratic senator from New York tells town hall that the current legislation targeting Israel boycotts, which she co-sponsored, should be changed in light of criticism from civil rights groups
After BDS activists prevented from boarding plane for trip to Israel, senior minister warns, 'The rules of the game have changed'
Rep. Joe Kennedy is among the first of the bill's co-sponsors to say he is reviewing his position on the draft law, which critics say would criminalize support for boycotts of Israel or the settlements
After 12 years, it’s time for the Israel boycotters to rethink their strategy of targeting rock stars about to perform in Israel. It’s not working and is distracting from the real story
One of the main reasons the ACLU has come out strongly against it is that violations of the bill could lead to up to a civil penalty of $1 million or a lengthy period in jail
There’s a good reason why Roger Waters is Public Enemy No. 1 in Israel – people recognize he is promoting the only action that could end the Israeli occupation
ACLU's national political director says 'the government cannot, consistent with the First Amendment, punish U.S. persons based solely on their expressed political beliefs'
Loach's Israeli distributor tells The Guardian he's bought films from the director 'every year' and says Loach feels 'exempt from the cultural boycott' he promotes
Radiohead's Thom Yorke Again Rejects Israel Boycott Calls: 'We Don’t Endorse Netanyahu Any More Than Trump'
'Playing in a country is not the same as endorsing its government,' Thom Yorke tells British director and BDS advocate Ken Loach days before Radiohead's Tel Aviv concert