Krish Vignarajah says she Will Revoke Governor's anti-BDS Executive Order

 

Tonight Ms. Krish Vignarajah, Democratic candidate for Governor of Maryland, held a campaign meeting at a private office building in Columbia, MD. During the question and answer session, one attendee, Deeba Jafri asked Ms. Vignarajah about Governor Larry Hogan's (R-MD) recent anti-BDS executive order. Deeba asked Ms. Vignarajah if she thought it was unconstitutional and if she would revoke it once elected.

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Ms Vignarajah said the Governor's executive order was unconstitutional and said she would revoke it. Additionally, she correctly tied anti-BDS efforts to the Islamophobia that underlies them.

 

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Congressman Elijah Cummings agrees with Congressman Raskin that the Israel Anti-Boycott Act is Unconstitutional

Tonight three of Maryland's Democratic Congressman held a town-hall meeting at the War Memorial Building in Baltimore. Before the event, as he was walking in, Owen Andrews asked Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD-07) if he agreed with Congressman Jamie Raskin that the Israel Anti-Boycott Act was unconstitutional.

 

Congressman Elijah Cummings answering a question about the Israel Anti-Boycott Act

Congressman Cummings said that he agreed that the bill was unconstitutional:

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Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger gives Circular Non-Answer when asked about his Co-Sponsorship of the Israel Anti-Boycott Act

Tonight three of Maryland's Democratic Congressman held a town-hall meeting at the War Memorial Building in Baltimore. During the question-and-answer session one audience-member, Owen Andrews, asked Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD-02) why he co-sponsored the Israel Anti-Boycott Act.

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Congressman Ruppersberger gave a circular response which didn't adequately answer the question:

 

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Congressman Raskin Harshly Condemn's Ben Cardin's Israel Anti-Boycott Act

Today Maryland's newest Congressman, Jamie Raskin (D-MD-08) held a discussion at Saint John's Episcopal Church (Norwood Parish) Bethesda-Chevy Chase.

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After the discussion, questions were taken from the audience. One audience-member Thomas Russell Congressman if he supported Senator Ben Cardin's Israel Anti-Boycott Act which could jail boycotters of Israel for up to 20 years. Raskin harshly condemned the bill:

 

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Senator Chris Van Hollen opposes Ben Cardin's Israel Anti-Boycott Act

Today Maryland's junior Senator Chris Van Hollen (D) held a discussion with Professor Shibley Telhami at University of Maryland's Hoff Theater in College Park, MD.

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After the discussion with Professor Telhami, questions were taken from the audience. One audience-member asked Senator Van Hollen if he supported Senator Ben Cardin's Israel Anti-Boycott Act which could jail boycotters of Israel for up to 20 years. Van Hollen stated very clearly that he did not:

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