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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Friday, February 24, 2017
CAIR Offers Reward for Info on Fire Targeting Florida Mosque
The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Florida) today offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who set a fire overnight at a mosque in that state. PRESS CONFERENCE: WHAT: CAIR-Florida, Daarus Salaam Mosque...
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Thursday, February 09, 2017
CAIR-MI Asks Anyone with Info on U of M Anti-Muslim Incident to Contact Police
The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today asked anyone with information about a recent hate incident targeting Muslim students on the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor campus to contact law enforcement authorities. Earlier this week, students discovered that...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
CAIR Files Federal Suit Challenging Constitutionality of Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Executive Order
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today held a news conference at its Capitol Hill headquarters in Washington, D.C., to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit on behalf of more than 20 named and “john doe”...
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Friday, January 27, 2017
CAIR Joins Ohio Faith Leaders’ Call on Senator Portman to Reject Sessions Nomination as Attorney General
The Cleveland chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cleveland) today joined Ohio faith leaders in delivering a “Declaration of Moral Resistance” signed by more than 100 Ohio clergy leaders to the Cleveland offices of US Senator Rob Portman calling on him to reject the...
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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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