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.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/17/15) — The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on South Carolinians who value constitutional freedom and civil liberties to contact leaders in that state’s general assembly to ask for an immediate stop to the consideration of an unconstitutional, anti-Muslim bill. The bill’s sponsors admit it is designed to attack the religious principles of Islam. TAKE ACTION: Contact the two South Carolina General Assembly leaders below and ask that they drop
If you live in Maryland, please contact your elected representatives in the Maryland General Assembly and ask them to support reforming the state’s Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights (LEOBR).
Tell Congress Not to Reauthorize USA PATRIOT Act’s ‘Domestic Spying’ Provision, Set to Expire on June 1
If you’re concerned about privacy rights, use this letter to contact your representatives in Congress and urge them not to reauthorize Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and to let it expire on June 1, 2015.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/9/15) — On Sunday, January 11, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join a coalition of human rights activists, torture survivors, Guantanamo attorneys, 9-11 family members, and members of diverse faith communities in holding a rally (1 p.m.) at the White House followed by a march (1:30 p.m.) to the National Archives to mark the 13th anniversary of the first arrival of prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. The event, titled
Contact the Howard County Public Schools Board of Education and ask them to vote in favor of equality for Muslim school holidays. You may have heard that Maryland Muslim leaders have been working hard to seek equality for Eid in public school systems across the state. Howard County is one of the most diverse states in Maryland, and is home to many Muslims. ”‹That’s why we need your help to secure Eid leave for Muslim