Republican senators introduce bill to ban antisemitic country-of-origin labels

 

August 13, 2021

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U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.)

(JNS) - A group of Senate Republicans led by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) introduced a bill on Thursday that would prevent the Biden administration's State Department or U.S. Customs and Border Protection from rescinding late 2020 federal guidelines that allow goods produced in Judea and Samaria to be labeled "Made in Israel."

If passed, the bill titled the Anti-BDS Labeling Act, would require that current laws regarding the marking of products with "Made in Israel" codified by executive order on Dec. 23, 2020, to be enforced and cannot be changed without an act of Congress.

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