Thursday, June 9, 2016

UCC Speaks Out on First Amendment Freedoms

UCC leaders issue statement supporting the First Amendment right to use economic measures in the case of Israel-Palestine: Prompted by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to halt state business with companies that back a boycott of Israel, and the growing interest in several state legislatures in criminalizing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement, the national officers of the United Church of Christ are speaking out against what they see as an infringement of First Amendment rights.