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Controversial Anti-Semitism Proposal Sneaks into SC Budget, Likely to Pass

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By Lucas Daprile | 17 April 2018

THE STATE — A controversial proposal that aims to curb anti-Semitism on college campuses, but has drawn the ire of free-speech advocates, will likely become law.

The proposal — a “proviso” slipped into the Senate budget that is only effective for one year — would require South Carolina’s public universities to take into account set criteria in determining whether a given act met the State Department’s 2010 definition for anti-Semitism.

The proviso likely will encounter little resistance in the House, where last year a similar bill passed overwhelmingly, and already has the support of Gov. Henry McMaster. […]

1 Comment on Controversial Anti-Semitism Proposal Sneaks into SC Budget, Likely to Pass

  1. hmmmmmm
    why is it only those people are getting laws protecting them from criticism?

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