(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/29/13) Today, Americans have been given the first sign of hope that Congress will put a stop to the National Security Agency's (NSA) massive domestic phone and internet surveillance programs and restore the privacy rights of all citizens with the introduction of the bipartisan USA FREEDOM Act.
(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 10/2/2013) – CAIR-MI today joined other advocates against the introduction of Michigan House Bill No. 4991, which would grant child placement agencies the right to object to placing children in particular foster homes based upon their religious or moral convictions. This bill if it becomes law would not guarantee Muslim children placement into Muslim foster homes.
CAIR Action Alert #708
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/21/13) -- CAIR today called on American Muslims and all those who seek justice and mutual understanding to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington with khutbas (Friday sermons) examining the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and by taking part in local and national events marking the occasion.
CAIR Action Alert 707:
Alert: Urge Your Members of Congress to Ban Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/31/2013) – CAIR yesterday joined other civil rights leaders at a news conference to support the reintroduction of the End Racial Profiling Act of 2013 (ERPA). Introduced earlier this year in the Senate, this bill would eliminate profiling based on race, ethnicity, national origin, and religion by federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement by changing core policies and procedures underlying this harmful practice.
Brigitte Gabriel says Arabs have 'no soul,' Islam is the 'real enemy'
(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 7/24/13) -- The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today called on Independent School District #482 and Little Falls Community High School to consider the negative impact a scheduled speech by an anti-Muslim speaker will have on district students and to rescind approval to hold the event in a school facility.