(Worthy News) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit upheld an Arkansas law that requires state contractors to pledge they are not boycotting Israel or to give state entitles a 20% discount if they don’t agree with the pledge.
The 2017 law, which applied to contracts more than $1,000, was challenged by The Arkansas Times, which said complying with the law would hurt its advertising revenue from the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College.
The American Civil Liberties Union represented the newspaper and contended the law “placed an unconstitutional condition on the award of government contracts” and violated free speech. [ Source: Just the News (Read More…) ]
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