The orchestrated attack on the American Studies Association following its boycott decision has intensified. NY State Senate
voted by 56-4 to bar spending taxpayer funds on academic groups that
support boycotting Israel.

The move is likely to be ineffective. It is opoen to challenge on Fist
Ammendment free speech grounds. Further it exempts boycotts that target
“unlawful discriminatory practices” – exactly the focus
of ASA’s action.

York Senate passes bill punishing ASA over Israel boycott
– Mondoweiss