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

Arkansas-legislatureCAIR 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 for American Courts" designed to stigmatize state Muslim communities.

Today in the Arkansas State Legislature the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on whether or not to send anti-foreign law House Bill 1474 to the Senate floor for a final vote. Already passed by the House, should the Senate Judiciary Committee approve the bill, it would only be one vote away from being referred to Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson to sign into law.

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Ask Texas Reps to Reject Stigmatizing Foreign Law Bills

If you live in Texas, please contact your state representatives and ask them to reject several anti-foreign law bills that are designed to stigmatize Muslim communities. All three bills have been assigned to the House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee.

Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, president of the Texas State Senate, has pledged while campaigning that he would permit anti-foreign law legislation to proceed in the Senate if any of these bills passes the House.

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Ask Tennessee Reps to Oppose No-Go Zone Bill

General Assembly of TennesseeIf 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 Tennessee attorney general to eliminate imaginary "no-go zones."

"No-go zones" refers to a discredited and universally mocked claim that Muslims in Europe have set up zones that people of other faiths and police are not allowed to enter. Earlier this month CAIR asked leaders in the Tennessee General Assembly to oppose these bills. The bills have respectively been assigned to the House Civil Justice Subcommittee and Senate Judiciary Committee to await consideration.

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