CAIR Press Releases

Jan 26, 2015 60

CAIR Letter Urges GOP Presidential Candidates to Engage Muslim Voters, Reject…

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/26/15) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today issued an open letter to… Read more
Jan 23, 2015 158

Civil Rights Groups Concerned About Minneapolis CVE Pilot Program

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Advocates question whether program is a front for domestic intelligence gathering (MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 1/23/15) -- The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations… Read more
Jan 21, 2015 228

CAIR-OK Calls on Oklahoma Senator to Drop Unconstitutional Senate Bible Bill

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(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 1/21/15) -- The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relation (CAIR-OK) today called on Senator Kyle Loveless to drop his proposed Senate Bill… Read more

CAIR Action Alerts

Jan 09, 2015 353

Join Rally at White House January 11 to Mark Gitmo Anniversary

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/9/15) -- On Sunday, January 11, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join a coalition of human rights activists, torture survivors,… Read more
Jan 09, 2015 434

Ask Howard County Public Schools to grant Eid holidays

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Contact the Howard County Public Schools Board of Education and ask them to vote in favor of equality for Muslim school holidays. You may have heard that Maryland Muslim leaders… Read more
Dec 17, 2014 740

Show Support for Eid Holidays at the East Brunswick School Board Meeting

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(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 12/17/2014) - On December 18, East Brunswick Public School's Board of Education is holding a meeting at 8 p.m. to decide on the 2015 - 2016 school calendar. Read more

American Muslim News

Jan 23, 2015 12

CAIR-Chicago Calls for Community Alert After Threats to Mosque

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CAIR-Chicago is working with local law enforcement and the FBI Chicago office on recent social media violent threats against a south suburban mosque. Read more
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Jan 23, 2015 425

Hundreds of Texas Muslims to Lobby Lawmakers

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Muslim civil rights group will hold bi-annual event at State Capitol (Houston, Texas, 1/23/15) -- On Thursday, January 29, some 1,000 Muslims will meet with state lawmakers in… Read more

CAIR in the News

Jan 21, 2015 201

CAIR Rep Ibrahim Hooper Discusses Freedom of Expression

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Ibrahim Hooper of CAIR talked about the terror attack in France and the recent protests against Charlie Hebdo cartoons in advance of the State of the Union address. The full… Read more

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Can there ever be a good 'Islamist'?
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By: Ibrahim Hooper The Associated Press (AP) added the term "Islamist" to its influential Stylebook in 2012. That entry read: "Islamist -- Supporter of government in accord with the laws of Islam....
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DOJ Report: FBI Investigations Based on First Amendment Rights Continued Despite Court Rejection
BY: CAIR Government Affairs Manager Robert McCaw, 202-999-8292, [email protected] According a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) report released today on the “FBI’s Use of Section 215 Orders for Bus...
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