Terrorism

The Second Circuit upheld a ruling in favor of National Westminster Bank in two actions seeking to hold it liable under the Antiterrorism Act of 1990 for providing banking services to a charitable organization with alleged ties to Hamas, finding that the plaintiffs could not show the bank was “knowingly providing substantial assistance to Hamas” or “generally aware that it was playing a role in Hamas’s acts of terrorism.”

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Corporations Gave Over $50M to Voting Restriction Backers

State legislators across the country who have pushed for new voting restrictions, and also seized on former President Donald Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud, have reaped more than $50 million in corporate donations in recent years, according to a new report by Public Citizen, a Washington-based government watchdog group.

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