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.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
CAIR Issues Statement on Trump's Planned 'Muslim Ban' Executive Orders
The Council on American-Islamic-Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today issued a statement in reaction to executive orders expected to be signed by President Donald Trump restricting immigration from a number of Middle Eastern and African...
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Thursday, January 12, 2017
CAIR Urges Trump to Drop Franklin Graham from Inauguration Prayers
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on President-elect Donald Trump to drop notorious Islamophobe Rev. Franklin Graham from the list of those invited to pray at the presidential inauguration. SEE: Meet...
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Thursday, January 05, 2017
CAIR Opposes Confirmation of Sen. Sessions as Attorney General
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced its opposition to the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as attorney general of the United States. "Senator Sessions' past statements and troubling views on...
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Thursday, December 29, 2016
CAIR-NY Applauds NYPD Decision to Allow Muslim, Sikh Officers to Wear Beards and Turbans
The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today applauded the New York Police Department's (NYPD's) decision to allow Muslim and Sikh officers to grow out their beards and wear turbans while in uniform. Under the new policy announced yesterday, officers will be...
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Thursday, December 29, 2016
CAIR Condemns Racist, Neo-Nazi, Pro-Trump Vandalism of Va. Little League Complex
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned racist, neo-Nazi and pro- Trump vandalism at the Tuckahoe Little League complex in Henrico, Va. According to media reports, hate graffiti scrawled on the building...
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Tuesday, December 27, 2016
CAIR Expresses Solidarity with Montana Jewish Community as Neo-Nazis Plan Armed Anti-Semitic March
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today expressed solidarity with the Jewish community in Montana after neo-Nazis announced plans to stage an armed, anti-Semitic march in that state. A leader of the neo-Nazi...
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Thursday, December 22, 2016
CAIR Welcomes President Obama's Decision to End Dormant NSEERS Tracking Program
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed President Obama's decision to permanently dismantle the regulatory framework behind the National Security Exit-Entry Registration System (NSEERS). SEE: Obama...
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Monday, December 05, 2016
CAIR Questions How Islamophobe Ben Carson Will Treat Muslims Served and Employed by HUD
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said President-elect Donald Trump's choice of Islamophobe Ben Carson to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) could negatively impact Muslims...
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Tuesday, November 22, 2016
For the Record: CAIR Releases Results of Presidential Election Exit Poll
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the results of its 2016 Muslim Voters Presidential Election Exit Poll. CAIR's exit poll of more than 2,000 registered Muslim voters indicated a high Muslim turnout...
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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
CAIR Urges Trump to Drop Anti-Islam Conspiracy Theorist Frank Gaffney from Transition Team
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on President-Elect Donald Trump to drop anti-Islam conspiracy theorist Frank Gaffney as an adviser on national security for his transition team. (#DropGaffney) SEE:...
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