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Filmmaker Who Wouldn’t Sign Georgia’s Israel Oath Sues State

A documentary filmmaker who refused to sign Georgia’s required oath involving Israel is suing the state, saying the law is in violation of free speech rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.

A Georgia law passed in 2016 requires some people to sign an oath pledging not to boycott the Israeli government in order to do business in the state.

In her federal lawsuit, Abby Martin says she refused to sign the oath, and her scheduled appearance this month at a Georgia Southern University media conference was then cancelled.

“I will not forfeit my constitutional rights by signing this pledge,” Martin said at a read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com