ADL Critical of Governor Abbott Statement on Shooting in Sutherland Springs

Houston, TX, November 8, 2017…The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today strongly criticized statements made by Texas Governor Greg Abbott that diminished the value of the innocent lives lost in the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas.  Southwest Regional Director Dayan Gross  issued the following statement: Governor Greg Abbott’s statement diminishing innocent Texans’ lives and calling for the tragedy in Sutherland Springs

ADL Urges Texas City to Remove “No Israel Boycott” Requirement from Aid Application

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today urged the city of Dickinson, Texas to remove a provision requiring hurricane relief applicants to sign an oath promising that they will not boycott Israel in order to receive funding to rebuild their homes and businesses following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. In a letter to the city’s mayor, ADL called the provision “misguided,” and said it “raises serious

ADL Welcomes Decision by ACT, Inc. to Schedule Additional Examination Date

Houston, TX, September 25, 2017 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the decision of ACT, Inc. to schedule an additional examination on October 1 after ADL contacted the nonprofit student testing organization to note a scheduling conflict with the Jewish High Holiday of Yom Kippur.  The scheduling conflict was created by the ACT rescheduling its administration of the September