Paxton Joins Coalition to Stop Ben & Jerry’s Boycott of Israel
Attorney General Ken Paxton, along with 12 states, sent a letter to Unilever PLC, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s, to express concerns about the subsidiary company’s decision to engage in a boycott of the State of Israel, one of our nation’s closest and most reliable allies.
AG Paxton Files Brief to Defend Arizona Law Keeping Taxpayer Money from Firms that Boycott Israel
“The movement to boycott companies and citizens based on nothing more than the Israeli nationality listed on their articles of incorporation or passports is an attempt to cause economic isolation and injury to a key ally and trading partner of Texas and the rest of the United States,” Attorney General Paxton said. “Arizona's law, which is similar to those in Texas, Nevada and many other states, simply supports a long-established principle of non-discrimination and is wholly constitutional.”