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"It's been four years into the legalization in Colorado and the sky did not fall," committee chairwoman Tamar Zandberg (Meretz) said.
For every shekel the state invests in preventing delinquency or rehabilitating a juvenile delinquent, it will save 5-10 shekels in the future by avoiding the delinquent's imprisonment, compensating those hurt by the delinquent, etc.
The proposed Knesset "Ouster Law" is headed for its first reading on the floor of the Israeli parliament.
"Freedom of expression does not mean you are allowed everything," said Committee Chairman MK David Amsalem (Likud).
The committee also succeeded in repelling the Israeli tax authority, which wanted initially to be able to use information gathered by Israeli banks for the IRS.
The legislation, proposed by MK Yoav Kisch (Likud), seeks to protect Israeli minorities who voluntarily serve in the IDF and suffer from increasing incitements against them.
Finance Committee Chairman Gafni (UTJ) said "with all due respect to the Finance Ministry and talks of reform, in practice the prices have not gone down."
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) praised the transparency law, saying it would expose the fact that anti-Israeli NGOs are being funded by foreign governments.
Kariv called the MKs' behavior vulgar and said it undermines the principles of the legislative process, as well as the public and ethical obligations of MKs.
The Ethics Committee said it discussed the matter again on Tuesday following pleas by committee member MK Yousef Jabareen (Joint Arab List) and Jewish MKs.
The committee heard the Israel Anti-Drug Authority CEO, Yair Geller, has resigned about a year and a half after being suspended for his role in a bribery scandal,
The Im Tirtzu movement revealed the involvement of 20 Israeli academics in the proposed resolution of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) to join the boycott against Israel.
The committee discussed possible courses of action in light of a recent study that showed Israelis in general have a low sense of personal security.
Sanders will have a great deal of influence on the Democratic Party platform this year.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says Islamist terrorism is "rearing its head" in Europe - and yet the EU praises unity with Hamas.
Muslim Brothers are out for good, but Sharia law stays.
The minister lamented the fact that Israelis are studying Law instead of programming.