(BALTIMORE, MD, 1/15/2021) – The Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today announced its legislative priorities for the Maryland General Assembly as lawmakers return to Annapolis for the start of the annual 90-day session.
SEE: Maryland Lawmakers Begin 90-Day Legislative Session Wednesday
Maryland lawmakers return to Annapolis for start of unusual 90-day session
Among the top issues the civil rights organization remains focused on during this session are hate crimes and racism, ending the state’s support for countries that engage in genocide, criminal justice and police reform, and immigration policies that inspire trust in law enforcement agencies and build healthier, safer communities.
CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.
CONTACT: CAIR Office in Maryland Director Zainab Chaudry, 410-971-6062, email@example.com; CAIR Government Affairs Intern in Maryland Huzzaifa Muhammad, 443-636-1809, firstname.lastname@example.org