Israel Divestment Bill Fails at Another California State School

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JNS.org An Israel divestment bill failed early on Thursday in the student senate of the University of California, Davis.

The vote, which occurred at 2 a.m. Thursday morning, ended in a 5-5 tie with two abstentions. The measure failed to pass when student government Vice President Maxwell Kappes decided toabstain and not break the tie.

The proposed divestment bill called on the University of California (UC) system to divest itself from holdings in companies that dobusiness in Israel.

Last month, the student governments of San Diego State University and UC Barbara resoundingly defeated similar Israel divestment bills. But the student government at UC Riverside narrowly voted in favor of divestment.

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Source: The Algemeiner

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