ACLU drops lawsuit over Israel boycott law


The American Civil Liberties Union on Friday dropped its lawsuit against Kansas over a law barring state contractors from boycotting Israel.

The ACLU agreed to dismiss the lawsuit after the Legislature narrowed the scope of the law although a lawyer for the civil liberties group still thinks it unconstitutional.

The ACLU sued the state when a Wichita teacher wasn't allowed to participate in a state teacher training program because she refused to certify she wasn’t boycotting Israel.

Earlier this year, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking the law, finding that it violated the teacher's First . . .


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