Free-speech advocates rail against House anti-Semitism bill

Free-speech advocates and pro-Palestine student groups on Wednesday sharply condemned an S.C. House proposal they say would suppress criticism of Israel on S.C. college campuses. But the bill’s supporters – including a House panel that unanimously OK’d the proposal over loud objections Wednesday – say that charge is ill-informed. The proposal is meant to curb a rising tide of anti-Semitism, they said at a tense, hour-long hearing.

Nikki Haley could teach her boss how to respond to anti-Semitism

President Trump’s unseemly record in refusing to directly address and condemn anti-Semitism leads some to conclude that he is a bigot, while others interpret this as evidence of his narcissism. His decision to call a reporter’s question about the rise in anti-Semitic incidents “very insulting,” as though it was a personal indictment of him, only reinforced the impression that Trump is, at best, clueless.

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5 Questions with Jake Bentley

South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley answered some questions during a sit down interview with The State.
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5 Questions with Jake Bentley

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