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Trump signs order targeting college anti-Semitism

One year ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday targeting what his administration describes as a growing problem with anti-Semitic harassment on college campuses.
Trump has sought to closely align himself with Israel, a move that appeals to many evangelical voters, too. He said Wednesday that the order sends a message to universities: “If you want to accept the tremendous amount of federal dollars that you get every year, you must reject anti-Semitism. It's very simple," Trump said.
Under the order, the Department of Education will consider the International...
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Rights groups slam Trump's plan to sign anti-Semitism order

One year ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Critics say expected executive order will violate free speech rights and unfairly target the BDS movement.
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Trump To Sign Order Against Anti-Semitism At Colleges, Worrying Free Speech Advocates

Trump To Sign Order Against Anti-Semitism At Colleges, Worrying Free Speech Advocates

One year ago   |   By NPR

The order will extend a federal anti-discrimination law to include discrimination based on anti-Semitism. Some worry the policy will be used to stifle criticism of Israel on college campuses.
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