Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Congressman Joe Wilson Urges Senate to pass the Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act

Apr 2, 2018
Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson Urges Senate to pass the Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act

West Columbia, S.C. – Congressman Joe Wilson condemns the violence in Gaza this weekend and calls on the Senate to pass H.R. 3542, the Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act.

This weekend, Hamas purposefully used a civilian protest to stir up violence and put innocent lives at risk. I urge the Senate to pass the Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act, which condemns these actions and encourages the United Nations Security Council to impose multilateral sanctions against Hamas. We cannot allow this terrorist organization to continue to use innocent lives as shields to protect their terrorist plots.”

In the protests over the weekend, 40,000 Palestinians gathered and an estimated 10 of the 18 people killed during the altercation have been identified as members of the terrorist group Hamas.