Andrew Cuomo's flagrant foul on the Constitution

In his desire to repress criticism of Israel, the New York governor has gone too far

The New York governor takes on a basic right.
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Israel has a public relations problem — but New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is here to help.

Roughly 4.8 million Palestinians live under Israeli rule in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, yet have no political representation in the Israeli government. That has been the case for everyone living in the Palestinian territories since 1967. This has led to a slowly growing storm of condemnation around the globe, culminating in the behind boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement, which seeks to push Israel into giving up the occupation through economic leverage.

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