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Ibrahim Hooper

Urgent: help us protect Muslim voters and maximize turnout next Tuesday

Believe it or not, Muslim American voters can decide the outcome of the 2020 presidential election in key swing states next Tuesday, according to multiple media outlets.That’s why CAIR has dedicated hundreds of hours and over two hundred thousand dollars of resources in our final “all hands on deck” push to protect and mobilize Muslim voters across America.We have established a 24/7 hotline that dozens of CAIR lawyers and staff will use to protect the rights of American Muslim voters on Election

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Ayan Ajeen

Community Advisory: CAIR to Host Live ‘How to Handle Voter Intimidation at the Polls’ Facebook Event

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/30/20) – On Saturday, October 31 (4 p.m. ET), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a live event on Facebook to offer Muslim voters information about “How to Handle Voter Intimidation at the Polls.”  Facebook Event GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/events/655505505137113/      Facebook Live GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational   YouTube Live GO TO: https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv     About the event:  Are you concerned about what to do in case you experience or witness voter intimidation at the polls? Join us this Saturday afternoon, October 31st

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR: Muslim Groups Issue Joint Letter Urging Turnout for Nov. 3rd Election, Participation in Sunday Election Town Hall and Phone Bank

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/30/20) — Today a coalition of national American Muslim organizations released a joint letter urging the Muslim community to vote in the General Election taking place on Tuesday, November 3.    The letter also invites Muslims to join a national Muslim Voter Virtual Town Hall and Phone Bank Party, kicking off on Sunday, November 1, at 12 PM (ET).      To RSVP directly for this event, go to: https://www.mymuslimvote.org/ntlgotv     The joint letter, town hall and phone

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Community Alert: Khatibs Urged to Address Election During Friday Sermons and Jummah Prayers

(WASHINGTON, D.C, 10/29/20) – As-salaamu alaykum (peace to you). Based on many requests from community leaders for guidance on how to address this contentious election, encourage civic participation, and build resilient communities – CAIR is calling on khatibs (Islamic prayer leaders) and imams (Islamic religious leaders) to refer to the talking points CAIR has developed to address the pre-and-post election concerns of Muslims during their Friday khutbas (sermons) for the jummah (congregational prayers). To assist those

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Condemns Anti-Catholic, Anti-Muslim Comments by Indiana Statehouse Candidate, Welcomes Plans to Remove Confederate Flag Along I-95 in Virginia

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/29/2020) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned past anti-Catholic and anti-Muslim remarks by an Indiana statehouse candidate and welcomed plans to remove a large confederate flag along I-95 in Stafford County, Va.  In Indiana, statehouse candidate John Jacob (R) allegedly made Facebook posts condemning both Roman Catholic and Islamic parishioners. He is expected to win the Indiana House District 93 in southern Marion

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Ibrahim Hooper

Register Now: Sunday, Nov. 1 National Muslim Voter Virtual Town Hall and Phone Bank Party

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/29/20) — Register now for Sunday’s national Muslim Voter Virtual Town Hall and Phone Bank Party,” kicking off at 12 PM (ET).    The event is being hosted by CAIR, MPower Change, Muslim American Society (MAS), the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), and sponsored by American Muslims for Palestine (AMP). The town hall portion of the event will feature:  MPower Change Executive Director Linda Sarsour  CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad  MAS PACE National

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