The decision to ban two sitting members of Congress from entering Israel is counterproductive to maintaining a strong US-Israel relationship and is not in line with the values we hold as democracies. It is a dangerous precedent to set & must be reversed . . ."
Several LGBTQ members of Congress are objecting to the Israeli government's decision to initially bar two of their colleagues from entering the nation. Amid pressure from Donald Trump, Israel's government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, announced Thursday it would not allow Democratic U.S. Reps.