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Freedom2Boycott: email your Annapolis delegation today!

The “Freedom2Boycott” coalition is a “coalition of groups and individuals advocating for free speech rights in the State of Maryland in support of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) that promote social justice in Israel/Palestine.”  It was formed by Saqib Ali … Continue reading

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Legislative hearing — or legislator hectoring? Del. Kramer vs. Freedom2Boycott

Freedom2Boycott in Maryland has released excellent, point by point answers, by chairperson Alison Glick, to Maryland Delegate Ben Kramer’s questioning of Peace Action Montgomery’s Whit Athey at the November 18th “legislative priority hearing” in Rockville. As such, the statement serves … Continue reading

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States can boycott — but not to penalize protected rights

After the November 18th Montgomery County Legislative Priorities hearing in Rockville, one Freedom2Boycott speaker’s statement was met with a somewhat confused critique by “Seventh State” blogger David Lublin.  Responding to Thomas Nephew’s call for “efforts to explicitly guarantee that political … Continue reading

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MCCRC “Freedom to boycott” testimony

I’m Thomas Nephew, from Takoma Park, MD and I’m here on behalf of the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition. I’m here to speak against the growing trend to use public agencies and institutions to stigmatize, penalize, and sometimes criminalize nonviolent, … Continue reading

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MCCRC supports “Freedom2Boycott” campaign at Maryland legislative priorities hearing

Yesterday evening MCCRC’s Thomas Nephew joined other speakers from a new “Freedom To Boycott” campaign (freedom2boycott.com) urging legislators from Montgomery County to keep Maryland’s hands off the “BDS” (boycott, divestment, sanction) movement against Israeli policies — and protect all nonviolent … Continue reading

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