CAIR Press Releases

Apr 01, 2015 19

CAIR Calls for Evacuation of U.S. Citizens Trapped in Yemen

in Press Releases
Muslim civil rights group says American Muslims, others seek help in leaving combat zone (WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/31/15) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the… Read more
Apr 01, 2015 18

200+ Delegates to Lobby Congress at First National Muslim Advocacy Day

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/31/2014) -- On Monday, April 13, more than 200 delegates from 22 states will take part in the first National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in… Read more
Apr 01, 2015 19

CAIR Calls for FBI Hate Crime Probe of 'Get Out' Vandalism Targeting Sudanese…

in Press Releases
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/1/15) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on state and… Read more

CAIR Action Alerts

Mar 30, 2015 384

Urge Arkansas Lawmakers to Reject Anti-Muslim, Foreign Law Bill

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CAIR is calling on Arkansas residents who who value constitutional freedom and civil liberties to contact the Arkansas State Legislature to reject anti-foreign bill "American Laws… Read more
General Assembly of Tennessee
Mar 18, 2015 347

Ask Tennessee Reps to Oppose No-Go Zone Bill

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If you live in Tennessee, please contact your state representatives and ask them to oppose HB 1141 and SB 1040, which would vilify the state's Muslim community by directing the… Read more
Mar 18, 2015 314

Ask Mississippi Governor to Veto Anti-Foreign Law Bill

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If you live in Mississippi, please contact Governor Phil Bryant and ask him to veto HB 177, an bill intended to stigmatize Muslims that would ban on state court consideration of… Read more

American Muslim News

Apr 01, 2015 12

CAIR Takes Part in NY Meeting of National Muslim-Christian Initiative

in American Muslim News
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/31/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, recently took part in a two-day… Read more
Mar 30, 2015 41

Muslim community's food drive honors Chapel Hill shooting victims

in American Muslim News
[Editor's note: CAIR and a number of other national Muslim organizations have endorsed the FeedTheirLegacy project] KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The movement, coordinated by a Knoxville… Read more

CAIR in the News

Mar 30, 2015 47

California Muslim police officers allege harassment

in CAIR in the News
by Halima Kazem, Al Jazeera America Patrolling around mosques and checking in on schools in the dangerous south side of town was second nature for Richmond, California, police… Read more
Mar 30, 2015 151

CAIR, ALC Say SFPD Officer Broke City Law While Investigating with FBI

in CAIR in the News
By Alex Emslie and Mina Kim, KQED News Two civil rights groups filed a complaint Wednesday alleging a San Francisco police inspector violated department rules and city law while… Read more

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