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CAIR Pre-Iowa Caucus Poll: Muslim Voters Prefer Bernie Sanders +13 Over Joe Biden

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/3/20) –The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the results of its first 2020 General Election poll of registered Muslim voters ahead of tonight’s Iowa caucus. CAIR’s poll, taken last Thursday night, surveyed 346 registered Muslim voters nationwide who said they would support a Democratic Party presidential candidate if an election were held today. Of those surveyed, Democratic Party presidential candidate Bernie Sanders took the lead with 39

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CAIR-GA: Georgia Civil Rights Groups to Hold Joint News Conference at State Capitol in Response to Pres. Trump’s Expanded Muslim Ban

(ATLANTA, GA 2/2/2020) – A coalition of Georgia civil rights groups and elected officials plan to hold a news conference at the Georgia State Capitol on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 to condemn the Trump administration’s expansion of the Muslim Ban, and urge congressional support for the NO BAN Act. WHAT: Joint Press Conference at State Capitol WHEN: Noon EST Monday, Feb 3rd WHERE: Rotunda Stairway inside the Georgia State Capitol LIVE VIDEO: CAIR-Georgia Facebook page

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Full Video: CAIR, Civil Rights Partners Respond to Trump’s Expanded Muslim Ban

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/31/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), along with other civil rights organizations, today held a news conference with other Muslim, civil and human rights groups to condemn the Trump administration’s expansion of the Muslim Ban. News conference participants included, CAIR, Amnesty International USA, the National Immigration Law Center, the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee, Muslim Advocates, Emgage, and the UndocuBlack Network. FULL VIDEO OF NEWS CONFERENCE: https://youtu.be/Umm-cD9vcLg   Today’s expansion adds tens of millions

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No Muslim Ban Ever Coalition Condemns Trump Administration’s Expanded Muslim Ban

New Expansion of Discriminatory Policy Doubles Down Exclusion of Communities of Color (SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 1/31/2020) - The No Muslim Ban Ever campaign, a coalition of progressive, faith, immigrant, asylum, refugee and civil rights groups, denounces the Trump Administration’s latest iteration of the Muslim Ban that will expand restrictions on additional countries to include Myanmar (also known as Burma), Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania. The ban will continue to include Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen,

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CAIR Urges Iowa Muslim Voters to Turn Out on Monday for State Caucus

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/31/20) –The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged Muslims in Iowa to turn out and vote in their state’s Democratic and Republican caucuses taking place on Monday, Feb. 3 and beginning at 7 p.m. local time. As part of CAIR’s 2020 General Election “Muslims Vote Campaign,†CAIR is encouraging Muslim voters in Iowa to actively participate in statewide caucus events throughout the weekend and make their

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