Join CAIR on May 23 Global Day of Action to Close Guantanamo and End Indefinite Detention

Guantanamo-not-another-dayCAIR, in partnership with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, Amnesty International, Witness Against Torture, and ten other religious, human, and civil rights organizations, invites you to join communities across the U.S. and the world to urge President Obama and Congress to end indefinite detention and close the detention facility at Guantanamo.

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Urge Congress to Pass NSA Spying Reform Bill

Sensenbrenner-and-Leahy-actionUPDATE, 6/5/14: CAIR and many other civil liberties organizations have withdrawn their support for the USA Freedom Act in the form that was finally adopted by the House. Please see our updated statement for details.


(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/6/14) - On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee will consider the USA Freedom Act, a bipartisan reform bill that would reign in the NSA's secret surveillance and bulk collection of Americans' phone and internet records.

Since the original bill's introduction, CAIR has strongly supported the act as a means to restoring the privacy rights of all citizens.

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U.S. Mosques Urged to Apply for DHS Security Grants

FEMA(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/17/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is urging mosques and Muslim institutions nationwide to consider applying for funds available through the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP).

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Anti-Muslim Bias in House Hearings

Rep. King's 'Too Many Mosques'