CAIR-OK to Seek Protection for Muslims After GOP Rep.'s Incitement to Violence

CAIR-OK to Seek Protection for Muslims After GOP Rep.'s Incitement to Violence

State Rep. John Bennett says Islam 'is a cancer in our nation that needs to be cut out"

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CAIR-NY Recommends Safety Precautions After Muslim Family Attacked by Ex-Marine

CAIR-NY Recommends Safety Precautions After Muslim Family Attacked by Ex-Marine

In second such attack, assailant yells 'What are you doing in my neighborhood? Get out, Arab'

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CAIR to Present CODEPINK with 'Community Organization of Year Award'

CAIR to Present CODEPINK with 'Community Organization of Year Award'

On September 27, CAIR will present CODEPINK, a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement, with its "Community Organization of…

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CAIR-NY Calls for Extension of Zadroga Act to Continue Care for 9/11 First Responders

CAIR-NY Calls for Extension of Zadroga Act to Continue Care for 9/11 First Responders

CAIR-New York is calling on Congress to extend the Zadroga Act, which provides funding for medical care of "9/11" first…

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Sep 16, 2014 382

CAIR-OK to Seek Protection for Muslims After GOP Rep.'s Incitement to Violence

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State Rep. John Bennett says Islam 'is a cancer in our nation that needs to be cut out" (OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 9/16/14) -- On Wednesday, September 17, the Oklahoma chapter of the… Read more
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Sep 16, 2014 219

CAIR Applauds FIBA Decision to Drop Basketball Hijab Ban

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/16/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today applauded a decision by the Switzerland-based International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to… Read more
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Sep 15, 2014 157

CAIR Asks DOJ to Protect Arizona Muslims' Civil Rights

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Law enforcement, prosecutors to be trained by conspiracy theorist John Guandolo who claims CIA director is 'secret Muslim,' Arizona Muslim leaders are Muslim Brotherhood members… Read more

CAIR Action Alerts

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Aug 22, 2014 392

CAIR Opens Nominations for 'American Muslim of the Year' Award

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CAIR ACTION ALERT #734: CAIR Opens Nominations for 'American Muslim of the Year' Award Award to be presented at CAIR's 20th annual banquet recognizes achievements and… Read more
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Aug 20, 2014 470

Increase in San Diego FBI Visits Prompts Reminder of Legal Rights

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(SAN DIEGO, CA, 8/18/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations - San Diego (CAIR-San Diego) today issued an advisory reminding community members of their legal… Read more
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Aug 14, 2014 706

CAIR Asks Imams to Devote Sermons to Racial Equality in Response to Missouri…

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/11/14) -- CAIR today called on imams (prayer leaders) nationwide to devote at least a portion of their khutbas (sermons) for tomorrow's weekly congregational… Read more

American Muslim News

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Sep 11, 2014 145

CAIR-OK Co-Sponsors 'Building Bridges for Peace' On 9/11 Film Screening,…

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(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 9/11/2014) - - This evening, the Oklahoma Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) will co-sponsor an event on the anniversary of 9/11 to… Read more
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Sep 10, 2014 237

CAIR to Present CODEPINK with 'Community Organization of Year Award'

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/9/14) -- On September 27, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will present CODEPINK, a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice… Read more

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Sep 10, 2014 203

Republican activists denounce leader's anti-Muslim remarks

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Steve Long, Red Dirt Report EDMOND, Okla. -- As you might be well aware, State Rep. John Bennett (R-Sallisaw) made some hateful comments about Muslim Americans, stating that we… Read more
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Aug 28, 2014 319

Minnesota city sued for rejecting Islamic center

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By Andy Rathbun, Pioneer Press The U.S. government sued the city of St. Anthony on Wednesday for alleged religious discrimination over its rejection of a proposed Islamic center… Read more

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