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Apr 01, 2015 3

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
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Apr 01, 2015 7

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

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(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
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CAIR Asks Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz to Drop Appearance at Event Featuring…

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(Washington, D.C., 3/24/15) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on Sen. Ted Cruz, a presidential candidate, to cancel his scheduled appearance at a… Read more

CAIR Action Alerts

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Mar 30, 2015 374

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
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Mar 18, 2015 340

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
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Mar 18, 2015 306

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

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Mar 30, 2015 38

Muslim community's food drive honors Chapel Hill shooting victims

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[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
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Mar 30, 2015 60

'Patriot' Terrorist Frames Muslims with Quran Bomb

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Dean Obeidallah, The Daily Beast The Georgia man who planted a bomb was willing to see innocents die so that people would blame Muslims. And he called himself a 'patriot.' Read more

CAIR in the News

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Mar 30, 2015 40

California Muslim police officers allege harassment

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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
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Mar 30, 2015 135

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

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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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By Nihad Awad On March 7, 1965, Americans marching in Alabama for their right to vote were met with violence. It was on "Bloody Sunday" that state troopers attacked the peaceful civil rights march fr...
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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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