TV News LIES

Thursday, Apr 26th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Politics Texas gov. urges action against Israel protesters

Texas gov. urges action against Israel protesters

E-mail Print PDF

Rick PerryTexas Gov. Rick Perry urged the U.S. attorney general to take action Wednesday against Americans who plan to take part in a pro-Palestinian protest by sailing to the Gaza Strip to challenge an Israeli naval blockade.

Perry wrote that he had information that American citizens were aboard two U.S.-flagged ships that plan to challenge the blockade on the Gaza Strip. He urged U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to take legal steps to stop them from taking part, or to prosecute them if they make the attempt.

"The state of Israel is a friend and critical ally of the United States, and the only stable democracy in an increasingly unstable and hostile region," wrote Perry, a vocal supporter of Israel who is considering a run for president in 2012. "These initiatives to breach Israel's maritime blockade of the Gaza Strip is an unacceptable provocation."

Under federal law, anyone who "prepares a means for, or furnishes the money for, or takes part in, any military or naval expedition" against a friendly country can be fined or jailed for three years. Perry also suggested that Holder prosecute the protesters for providing materials or assistance to a terrorist organization.

Israel has enforced a Gaza border blockade since the Islamic militant group Hamas seized the territory in 2007. Last year, an Israeli raid on a similar flotilla killed nine activists on a Turkish vessel. Each side blamed the other for the violence.

TVNL Comment: Ya think maybe Perry wants an AIPAC endorsement for the presidency?  Just asking...

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Michael Cohen says he will plead the Fifth Amendment in Stormy Daniels case

Michael Cohen to take the Fifth in Stormy Daniels case President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen says he will plead the Fifth Amendment in the case...

NFL owners voiced concern about 'disastrous' Donald Trump on anthem issue, per recording

Jeffrie Lurie taped bashing TrumpDuring a confidential October meeting last year in New York City, around 30 NFL owners, players and...

New Allegations Emerge Against Ronny Jackson as White House Digs In

Ronny Jackson: New allegations about percocet prescriptionsDr. Ronny L. Jackson, the White House physician nominated to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs,...

Another Special Election, Another Really Bad Sign For The GOP

Another Special Election, Another Really Bad Sign for the GOPOne might describe Arizona’s 8th Congressional District as … nondescript. Covering portions of Phoenix’s northern and...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!