Against the backdrop of the shutdown and other pressing issues, legislation that opponents say is a free speech violation gets priority.
Bahia Amawi is suing the Texas school district that fired her after she refused to pledge she wouldn't participate in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
Just as modern-day activists chant, “This Ain’t Your Mama’s Civil Rights Movement,” the same mantra could be applied to the 116th Congress.
Lara Alqasem, 22, was held for a week and finally barred from the country, despite arriving at Ben-Gurion Airport with a valid visa.
Israel has for decades been running the occupied territories of Palestine–Gaza and the West Bank–with apartheid tactics, but now the Knesset is essentially declaring Palestinians to be second-class citizens.
A U.N. General Assembly resolution that condemns recent violence in Gaza is adopted, while the Indian Student Federation boycotts Hewlett Packard for its alleged involvement in the oppression of Palestinians.
I support nonviolent boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel in order to support Palestinian rights. The move to ban me and others will backfire.
The two governments have been trying to prevent a list of at least 150 local and international companies from becoming public.
Boycotting is protected under the First Amendment, but it's now under threat. This discovery and more after the jump.