S.Res.302 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate in support of Israel and in condemnation of Palestinian terror attacks.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 11/03/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/10/2015 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Agreed to in Senate
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
- Agreed to in Senate
Summary: S.Res.302 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (11/10/2015)
Condemns Palestinian terror attacks against Israelis.
Welcomes Israel's commitment to maintaining the status quo on the Temple Mount.
Urges the international community to join in condemning these Palestinian terror attacks.
Declares that there is no justification for these attacks and that there is a direct correlation between the recent upsurge in violence and Arab incitement regarding the Temple Mount.
Stands with the people of Israel.
Supports Israel's right to self-defense and rejects any suggestion of the moral equivalence of Israeli security personnel protecting its citizens from violence and terrorists intent on taking innocent lives.
Supports the agreement to install surveillance cameras on the Temple Mount.
Calls upon President Abbas to stop incitement by Palestinian officials and media and to take all steps necessary to halt these attacks.
Supports individuals and organizations working to encourage cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians.
Encourages President Abbas to continue strengthening and maintaining security cooperation with Israel.
Reiterates that Palestinian political goals will never be achieved through violence, and calls on all parties to return to the negotiating table.