#CAIRSnapshots Video: In 2010, CAIR Legal Challenge Blocks Anti-Islam Constitutional Amendment in Oklahoma

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/18/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today released the latest “CAIR Snapshots” video highlighting a quarter century of “defending, educating and empowering the American Muslim community.”

[NOTE: Use #CAIRSnapshots on Twitter to view all the short videos highlighting CAIR’s important work over the past quarter century.]

Today’s snapshot features how in 2010, CAIR filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of an anti-Islam ballot measure (State Question 755) amending the Oklahoma state constitution to forbid judges from considering Islamic law when making a ruling.

#CAIRSnapshots Video: In 2010, CAIR Legal Challenge Blocks Anti-Islam Constitutional Amendment in Oklahoma

https://youtu.be/fg2QubH4guc

BACKGROUNDER - Federal Judge Throws Out Oklahoma's Ban on Sharia Law

https://www.tulsaworld.com/archive/federal-judge-throws-out-oklahoma-s-ban-on-sharia-law/article_723036ab-ff92-5d55-b9bd-0bae6beb9ff9.html

The #CAIRSnapshots campaign is just one of many activities and initiatives leading up to CAIR’s 25th anniversary gala in Washington, D.C., on November 9.

Online registration is open for the gala with special guest Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), political commentator Dean Obeidallah, activist and community leader Linda Sarsour, State Representative Movita Johnson-Harrell (D-PA), and motivational speaker Abderraoof Alkhawaldeh.

Past events have been sold out and no tickets are sold at the door -- so register TODAY to reserve your place.

REGISTRATION: Individual tickets cost $85 (Student $65). Childcare is $35 per child. Childcare registration is required for children under 13 years old. No children under 13 are allowed inside the banquet hall.

TO REGISTER, GO TO: https://www.cair.com/25th_anniversary_banquet

Disclaimer: All funds solicited in connection with this event are for CAIR, and not for Ilhan Omar or Ilhan Omar for Congress.

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

 

 


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