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CAIR-DC: New Poll Measures Hostility to Islam in U.S.


WHAT: On Monday, October 4, the Council on American-Islamic Relations
(CAIR) will hold a news conference in Washington, D.C., to release the
results of a major survey designed to measure the American public’s level
of hostility to Islam and Muslims.

WHEN: Monday, October 4, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 13th Floor, National Press
Building, 14th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C.
CONTACT: Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787, 202-744-7726,

The random phone survey of 1000 Americans, conducted by an independent
research firm, asked questions such as: “When you hear the word ‘Muslim,’
what is the first thought that comes to your mind?” and “Do you feel that
the American Muslim community has been as active as they should be in
condemning acts of terrorism by other Muslims?”


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