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CAIR to Hold News Conference Reacting to Possible Thursday SCOTUS ‘Muslim Ban’ Ruling

Supreme Court ruling on Trump’s Muslim Ban may come on Thursday, June 21, or Monday, June 25

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/20/18) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold a news conference to offer reaction to the anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision on the legality of the Trump administration’s “Muslim Ban 3.0” when it is announced.

That decision is expected as early as 10 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, June 21, or may be handed down on Monday, June 25. CAIR will hold a news conference at 11:15 a.m. at its Capitol Hill headquarters in Washington, D.C., on whatever day the court’s Muslim Ban decision is announced.

NOTE: CAIR is also part of the #NoMuslimBanEver coalition of national and local civil and human rights groups and American Muslim organizations and will join the “We Will Not Be Banned” rally outside the Supreme Court at 11:45 a.m. on the day of the court’s decision.

A number of CAIR chapters nationwide will also join public rallies on the day of the decision. To contact a CAIR chapter, go to: https://www.cair.com/chapters or visit https://www.nomuslimbanever.com/ and click on “Find an Event Near You.”

DC EVENT PAGE: We Will Not Be Banned on Muslim Ban Decision Day

https://www.facebook.com/events/175375686636175/

WHAT: CAIR News Conference

WHO: CAIR Civil Rights Attorneys Who Filed Muslim Ban Challenges

WHEN: 11:15 a.m. Following the Supreme Court’s Decision (Normally Announced at 10 a.m.)

WHERE: CAIR Capitol Hill Headquarters, 453 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, D.C. 20003 (Just Blocks from the Supreme Court)

CONTACT: CAIR Senior Litigation Attorney Gadeir Abbas, 720-251-0425, gabbas@cair.com; CAIR National Litigation Director Lena Masri, 248-390-9784, lmasri@cair.com

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.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: CAIR Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, ihooper@cair.com, 202-744.7226

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