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APN Legislative Round-Up: March 4, 2016

1. Bills, Resolutions & Letters
2. APN Analysis/Commentary on Obama Signing Statement
3. Hearings
4. On the Record

Note: The campaign to legitimize Israeli settlements – through U.S. legislation conflating settlements and Israel – continues. In tandem with this campaign is a steady stream of reports about U.S. policy vis-à-vis settlements and the West Bank since 1967. Many of these reports – either out of incompetence or a deliberate effort to mislead – misrepresent the facts (to say the least). In response to the latest round of factually incorrect reports, on 2/16 APN published: Setting the Record Straight (again) on U.S. Labeling Policy – which includes both analysis and links to all the relevant U.S. government original source documents.

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APN Legislative Round-Up: February 12, 2016

1. Bills, Resolutions & Letters
2. Hearings
3. On the Record

Note: This week, APN issued an Action Alert opposing legislation in both the House and Senate that seeks to legitimize settlements by conflating settlements with Israel.  That action alert, “Tell Congress: Pro-Settlements is NOT Pro-Israel,” is here.

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APN Legislative Round-Up: February 5, 2016

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APN Legislative Round-Up: Jan. 22, 2016 (published early due to blizzard)

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APN Legislative Round-Up: Jan. 1-15, 2016

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APN Legislative Round-Up: 12/31/15, Part 2 (the FY16 Omnibus)

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APN Legislative Round-Up: 12/31/15, Part 1

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APN to House Members: The Pro-Israel Position is to Oppose H. Res. 567

Today, APN sent the following message to foreign policy staffers in the offices of members of the House of Representatives:

On behalf of Americans for Peace Now (APN), America’s veteran grassroots, Jewish, Zionist, pro-peace organization and the sister organization to the Israeli Peace Now movement (Shalom Achshav), I’m writing to urge your boss to refuse to cosponsor H. Res. 567 – a resolution that would reverse almost 5 decades of U.S. policy with respect to Israeli settlements – and to oppose this resolution if it is brought to a vote.

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APN Legislative Round-Up: December 5-16, 2015

1. Bills & Resolutions
2. Hearings
3. On the Record

NOTE: Apologies for the erratic Round-Up schedule. Travel etc. Next edition will be mid-week next week.

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APN Legislative Round-Up: December 4, 2015

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