Our tax dollars shouldn't be spent on torture
Last updated 5/9/2019 at 4:42pm
Tax season is over, so now we have time to consider how our tax dollars are being spent. One glaring concern should be our funding of the Israeli military.
Part of that money is used to incarcerate and torture Palestinian children as young as 10 years old — arresting them at night, harassing them, keeping them in frigid rooms, forcing them to sign confessions in a foreign language without defense lawyers or parents — in military not civilian courts. Convictions are 99 percent according to UNICEF. These terrible procedures are carried out with your tax dollars.
A bill coming be...