Action Alerts

CAIR Action Alert: Support McCain-Feinstein Torture Ban

(WASHINGTON, D.C.,6/15/2015) – Join the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, in calling on the U.S. Senate to vote Yes on the McCain-Feinstein torture ban that would bar CIA torture techniques and force the U.S. government’s interrogation program out of the shadows.

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CAIR-MI Action Alert: Urge Governor Not to Sign Child Placement Bill Allowing Discrimination

The Michigan chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today urged voters and other concerned residents in that state to call Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to voice opposition to a bill that would allow religious discrimination by organizations receiving state funding for child placement services. The Michigan Senate yesterday passed House Bill 4188, an act that would grant child placement agencies the right to object to placing children in particular foster homes based

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CAIR Good News Alert: CAIR-Iowa Welcomes Failure of Anti-Islam Legislation

(CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, 6/8/15) — The Iowa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Iowa) today welcomed the failure of an anti-Muslim bill (HF135) in that state’s legislature. CAIR-Iowa says the bill was one of many so-called “foreign law” bills introduced in state legislatures nationwide in a campaign to demonize Islam and to marginalize American Muslims. The Iowa legislature ended its session without passing HF135. SEE: Bans on Court Use of Sharia/International Law: New Year Means

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Demand that Congress Let Domestic Spying Expire on June 1st

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/28/2015) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on all Americans to contact their elected representatives in Congress one more time to urge that they let the NSA and FBI’s unconstitutional domestic surveillance program wrongly presumed to be authorized under Section 215 of the Patriot Act expire on June 1. The Obama Administration and supporters of mass domestic surveillance in Congress – who would wrongly trade the privacy rights and protections

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By 6 p.m. Tonight, Urge Congress to Pass Amendments Asking the President to Evacuate U.S. Citizens from Yemen, Close Prison at Guantanamo Bay (WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/14/15) – The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) are urging all Americans concerned about the thousands of U.S. citizens trapped in Yemen to contact their congressional House representative to support Amendment 103 to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1735) calling on President Obama

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