On The Record
A global movement is using boycotts to pressure Israel to soften its policies in the Palestinian territories. About half the states have passed laws against such boycotts; Maryland’s governor issued an executive order denying state contracts to businesses that boycott Israel. The governor’s order is being challenged in court by a software contractor who says it’s unconstitutional. We hear from David Straub, a law professor who has examined state responses, and Zainab Chaudry, Maryland liaison for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, explains why CAIR got involved in the lawsuit.
On The Record
Government Contracts and BDS
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