Peter King on Israel

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Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-111; Bill Number-H Con Res 260; Resolution relating to Israel - Cosponsor

Recognizing the 62nd anniversary of the independence of the State of Israel, and reaffirming unequivocal support for the alliance and friendship between the United States and Israel.

Session-111; Bill Number-H R 5501; America Stands with Israel Act - Prime Sponsor

Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States: (1) supports Israel's right to defend itself; (2) supports Israel's naval blockade of Gaza; and (3) should oppose any investigation by the United Nations (U.N.) into the flotilla incident (involving the May 2010 Israeli interception of ships carrying supplies to Gaza).

Session-111; Bill Number-H Res 1241; Supporting the right of Israel to defend itself against terrorists and the Israeli construction of new security fences along the border of Egypt. - Cosponsor

Supports: (1) Israel's right to defend itself against terrorists that wish to infiltrate its borders and attack its citizens; and (2) Israel's plight to protect its borders with the construction of a security fence and checkpoints along the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and Egypt. Recognizes: (1) the security fence's success in keeping out terrorists; and (2) Israel's efforts to combat international terrorism. Condemns the actions and rhetoric of Iranian leaders and terrorist organizations to terrorize Israel's people. Reaffirms the U.S.-Israel alliance.

Session-111; Bill Number-H Res 1765; Palestinian Statehood - Cosponsor

Supporting a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and condemning unilateral measures to declare or recognize a Palestinian state, and for other purposes.

Session-110; Bill Number-H Res 951; Israel and Hamas - Cosponsor

Condemning the ongoing Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli civilians by Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist organizations, and for other purposes.

Session-110; Bill Number-H Res 758; Mahmoud Abbas and Israel - Cosponsor

Urges Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who is also Chairman of his Fatah party, to officially abrogate the 10 articles in the Fatah Constitution that call for Israel's destruction and terrorism against Israel, oppose any political solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and label Zionism as racism. Condemns the continuing existence of these articles as part of the Fatah Constitution.

Session-110; Bill Number-H Res 557; Israel and the UN - Cosponsor

Strongly condemning the United Nations Human Rights Council for ignoring severe human rights abuses in various countries, while choosing to unfairly target Israel by including it as the only country permanently placed on the Council's agenda.

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