Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

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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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
CAIR Submits Written Testimony for Congressional Muslim Ban Hearing
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today submitted a written statement to the joint congressional oversight hearing on the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban by U.S. House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Immigration...
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
CAIR Condemns Trump’s Anti-Semitic ‘Disloyal’ Slurs Targeting American Jewish Community
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned Trump’s doubling-down on his recent anti-Semitic slurs targeting the American Jewish community as “disloyal” if they vote for the opposing political party. Earlier...
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Monday, July 22, 2019
Tell Congress to Support Free Speech, Oppose Anti-BDS Resolution Denouncing Right to Boycott
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged all Americans who support the First Amendment to contact their members of Congress and ask them to oppose an anti-BDS resolution, co-introduced by Rep. John Lewis,...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
CAIR Statement on House Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today issued a statement responding to the planned vote on a House resolution condemning anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and other forms of bigotry. In a statement, CAIR said: “All...
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Monday, March 04, 2019
CAIR Calls on FBI to Take Seriously Threat to ‘Assassinate’ Minn. Rep. Ilhan Omar
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged the FBI to take seriously an alleged public threat to assassinate Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN). FBI officials say they are looking into the threat “...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
CAIR Condemns Trump's Planned Border Wall Emergency Declaration as 'Abuse of Executive Authority'
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, tonight condemned President Trump's planned emergency declaration to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as an "abuse of executive authority." Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
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Friday, July 06, 2018
CAIR Calls on GOP to Repudiate Trump's 'Aggressively Racist and Misogynistic' Rant in Montana
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Republican Party leaders and elected officials to repudiate Donald Trump's "aggressively racist and misogynistic" rant at a rally last night in Montana. In his...
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Monday, May 14, 2018
CAIR Condemns Israeli Massacre of Palestinian Civilians Protesting Embassy Move to Jerusalem
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the Israeli massacre of dozens of Palestinian civilians protesting both the move of the United States embassy to Jerusalem and the anniversary of the ethnic...
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
#LoveAMuslim Twitterstorm Responds to #PunishAMuslimDay
Hundreds of businesses, national security officials, local, state, and federal elected officials of both parties, civil rights leaders, and organizations representing impacted communities announced the filing of several dozen amicus (friend of the court) briefs opposing the latest iteration of...
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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
CAIR Calls on DHS to Revise or Drop Report Targeting Muslim Immigrants, Residents with Long-Term Profiling and Surveillance
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to revise or drop a draft report that initially urged authorities to target Sunni Muslim legal immigrants and permanent...
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