Illinois first US state to blacklist companies for adhering to BDS

 

Illinois becomes first US state to produce a list of offenders, of more than 20 American states that are considering legislation or have passed laws targeting companies that conformed with BDS policies against Israel.

By JTA

 

WASHINGTON — An Illinois state agency named 11 companies barred from doing business with the state for boycotting Israel or its settlements, the first such designation by an official US body.

 

View original The Jerusalem Post publication at:
http://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Illinois-becomes-first-state-to-list-companies-banned-for-business-due-to-BDS-448601

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