Republican House members suggest laws sending campus protesters to Gaza

A group of House Republicans led by Rep. Andy Ogles (R-TN) introduced a pair of bills Wednesday that would send anti-Israel protesters and others to Gaza or cancel visas if they are convicted of a crime on a college campus.

The Study Abroad Act will cancel visas for those who have been arrested “for rioting or unlawful protest” or for establishing, participating, or promoting an encampment on college campuses since Oct. 7, 2023 — the date of Hamas’s invasion of Israel.

“It’s time to send a clear message to foreign, Hamas-sympathizing students rioting: if you bring chaos to our universities, you can study abroad somewhere else,” Ogles told the Daily Caller. “Might I recommend Iran, Qatar, or Gaza? They seem more your speed,” Ogles added. 

The second bill, the Antisemitism Community Service Act, is much
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