anti-Semitism

Controversial definition of anti-Semitism set for full Senate vote

BY: - May 26, 2021

A bill requiring a controversial definition of anti-Semitism when teaching about the Holocaust in Arizona schools passed Tuesday as lawmakers consider a flurry of budget bills. 

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Marjorie Taylor Greene comparison of mask-wearing and the Holocaust condemned

BY: - May 25, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday condemned remarks by Georgia’s Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene comparing the wearing of masks and vaccination logos to the persecution and murder of Jews by Nazis during the Holocaust. 

Bill to define anti-Semitism passes state House

BY: - March 9, 2020

A bill that would incorporate a definition of anti-Semitism into Arizona law has sparked opposition from critics who say it would criminalize speech protected by the First Amendment.  House Bill 2683 incorporates the definition of anti-Semitism used by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) to help law enforcement collect information regarding anti-Semitism prejudice.  The bill […]