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A Texas school contractor says she lost her job because she won't promise not to boycott Israel. Now she's suing.

The school severed its contract with the speech pathologist because of state law banning Texas government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announces the filing of a lawsuit against Texas' "No Boycott of Israel" law, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 in Austin. Speaking is plaintiff Bahia Amawi, a teacher in the Pflugerville Independent School District who was forced to sign a pledge against her beliefs in order to get paid.  She later quit her job as a speech therapist in the district. In the back are attorney Gadier Abbas and CAIR director Mira Sheikh.

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