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Force's son Taylor was killed by a Palestinian assailant in March 2016.
The PA called the legislation "politically-motivated financial pressure."
The law would dramatically halt US financial assistance to the PA absent reform, while retaining aid allotted to security cooperation and some humanitarian relief.
The bill to penalize Palestinian Authority payments to the families of terrorists could pose unexpected risks to Israel's safety.
By MICHAEL WILNER
"If we are left with one penny, we will spend it on the families of the prisoners and martyrs."
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Had Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett not stood up to Netanyahu, the bill would not be coming to a final vote in the Knesset on Monday evening.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Trump has called for a broad review of all US foreign aid, including of aid to the Palestinians.
This year, the commission that finances payments to terrorists and their families was returned to the PA budget, shortly after the US passed the Taylor Force Act.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Defense Ministry exposes Palestinian terror price list of how much prisoners get on crime scale.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Whereas previous Israeli leaders overcame their contentious histories, the Palestinians remain unwilling to move past a culture of "martyrdom."
By CHARLES BYBELEZER/THE MEDIA LINE
“This assistance has never encouraged terrorism, the opposite is true” says Palestinian head of the commission for detainees Issa Qaraqe.
By BEN LYNFIELD
What would the Taylor Force Act passing mean for the US, the Palestinian people, and Israel?
Committee vote on the bill planned by August 11. AIPAC aims for bipartisan support for bill to cut PA funding if it doesn't stop paying terrorists and their families.
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