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CAIR-LA, Calif. Muslim and Interfaith, LGBT Leaders to Respond to Orlando Night Club Shooting

cair ca logo(Anaheim, CA. – 6/12/16) – Later today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations of the Greater Los Angeles area (CAIR-LA), along with the LGBT Center of Orange County, will hold a news conference with leaders of the Muslim community and interfaith representatives to condemn the deadly shooting spree at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida that left at least 50 people dead and another 53 injured.

News conference participants will offer condolences to the loved ones of those killed or injured and will respond to the naming of the shooting suspect.

WHAT: CAIR-LA, LGBT Center OC, Muslim and Interfaith Leaders to Respond to Deadly Nightclub Shooting Spree WHEN: Sunday, June 12, 1:30 PM PST WHERE: CAIR-LA Office, 2180 W. Crescent Avenue Anaheim CA, 92804 CONTACT: CAIR-LA Communications Coordinator Ojaala Ahmad at

CAIR-LA Executive Director said in a statement:

“We condemn this senseless and horrific attack and offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed or injured. The Muslim community joins our fellow Americans in repudiating anyone or any group that would claim to justify or excuse such an appalling act of violence.â€

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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CONTACT: CAIR-LA Communications Coordinator Ojaala Ahmad at (714) 851-4851 or email

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