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Kirk Throws Support Behind Peter King's Israel Resolution

4:43 PM, Jun 10, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Rep. Mark Kirk will cosponsor Pete King's "America Stands With Israel Act." The Illinois Republican Senate candidate says in a statement:

As a democracy, Israel has a right to defend her borders from Hamas terrorists and their Iranian sponsors.  Without Israel’s quarantine of Hamas terrorist weapons, Gaza would become a missile farm and those missiles would be used.  We should not allow a heavily armed "Hamasistan" to rise.

The bill (download it here) reaffirms American support for Israel and ends "United States participation in and membership on the United Nations Human Rights Council."

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