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CAIR-Missouri to Join St. Louis March Against Muslim Ban, Anti-Immigration Orders

CAIR logo(ST. LOUIS, MO., 2/02/2017) – On Sunday, February 4th, Missouri Immigration and Refugee Advocates and the Missouri chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MO) will hold a rally and march to speak out against the unconstitutional executive orders of Donald Trump’s “Muslim Ban,” blocking of refugees and border wall. 

WHAT: St. Louis March Against Muslim Ban and Anti-Immigration Orders WHEN: Saturday, February 4, 1:30 P.M.    WHERE: The U.S. Federal Court Building 111 S 10th St, St. Louis MO, 63102

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/713378012172629/

CONTACT: CAIR-MO Executive Director Faizan Syed, 314-403-3626 E-Mail: faizan@cair-stl.org,

MIRA Executive Director Marie-Aimée Abizera, 615-477-0639 E-Mail: aimee@mira-mo.org  

“Trump’s executive orders are unconstitutional, tarnish the image of America at home and abroad, and give ISIS the propaganda tool they’ve been waiting for, making us all unsafe” said Faizan Syed Executive Eirector of CAIR-MO. “Our goal is to resist Trump’s bans, walls and any other order that works to undermine American values or to divide us.”

SEE:Hundreds rally against Trump travel ban at St. Louis Airport

The program will include the National Anthem, speeches from various interfaith speakers, civil rights leaders, law experts, veterans, and media personalities. Demonstrators will gather in front of the U.S. Federal Court building to chant and hear speeches. The Demonstrators will then march from there down Market street towards the St. Louis Arch and rally at the arch. 

SEE: The local impacts of President Trump’s executive orders on immigration, refugees http://news.stlpublicradio.org/programs/st-louis-air#stream/0

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-Missouri Executive Director Faizan Syed, 636-207-8882314-330-2946, E-Mail: fsyed@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, E-Mail: ihooper@cair.com

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