(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/2/2007) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed a resolution recognizing the Islamic fast of Ramadan passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. The non-binding motion passed 376-0.
The resolution “recognizes the Islamic faith as one of the great religions of the world” and expresses “deepest respect to Muslims in the United States and throughout the world on this significant occasion.”
The full text of the resolution can be seen here:
You can see how your Representative voted here:
For a full transcript of the discussion, click here:
CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 33 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. The CAIR-Ohio Chapter has three offices – Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. 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.
CONTACT: CAIR Legislative Director Corey Saylor, Tel: 571-278-4658, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org