BDS fails again in Sacramento

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The Sacramento City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to name Ashkelon, Israel, a sister city.

Most of those in a packed City Council chambers stood and applauded following the vote. The council decision followed an hour of impassioned - but mostly civil - testimony from supporters and opponents.

Thus ended the latest attempt by the anti-Israel Boycotts Divestment and Sanctions movement to push its junk into yet another corner of civil society.  Note: the vote against them was unanimous.

Interesting background information on the Sacramento-Ashkelon sister city debate and the BDS attempt to rewrite history here and here.


Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/08/15/4726563/sacramento-council-approves-sister.html#storylink=cpy

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