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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Thursday, November 10, 2016
CAIR Calls on President-Elect Trump to Repudiate Attacks on Muslim Women by His Supporters
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 repudiate alleged attacks on Muslim students at universities in Louisiana and California reportedly by some of his supporters. A...
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Newswire article
Monday, November 07, 2016
CAIR Announces Voter Protection Partnership with Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced a voter protection partnership with the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the nation's largest nonpartisan voter protection coalition. The partnership...
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Newswire article
Monday, October 31, 2016
MPAC, CAIR Call On DOJ to Investigate Plot Against Mosque as Federal Hate Crime
The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), a national American Muslim policy organization, and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights group, are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct a federal investigation of criminal threats made...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
CAIR-OK Responds to Rep. Bennett's Islamophobic Hearing
The Oklahoma chapter of the Council onAmerican-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) today responded to comments made during an Islamophobic hearing for Interim Study H16-029, "Radical Islam, Sharia Law, the Muslim Brotherhood and the radicalization process." CAIR-OK: State House Opens Hearing on "Islamic...
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Newswire article
Monday, October 24, 2016
CAIR Asks Virginia Sheriff to Drop Sponsorship of Anti-Muslim, Anti-Immigrant Seminar
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on a Virginia law enforcement agency to drop its sponsorship of an upcoming seminar featuring a representative of an anti-Muslim hate group, the leader of which claims...
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Newswire article
Monday, October 24, 2016
CAIR-MA Condemns Islamophobic Campaign Ad Mailed to New Hampshire Voters
The Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relation (CAIR-MA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned an Islamophobic campaign advertisement targeting Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Maggie Hassan mailed to New Hampshire voters. The ad...
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Newswire article
Thursday, October 13, 2016
CAIR Muslim Voter Survey Indicates 86 Percent Turnout, Support for Hillary Clinton
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the results of a nationwide survey of Muslim voters on the upcoming presidential election indicating a likely high turnout of Muslims at the polls on November 8 –...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
CAIR Urges Repudiation of Racist, Anti-Muslim Messages Left at Vermont Democratic Party Office
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Vermont's political and religious leaders to repudiate racist and anti-Muslim messages left at a Democratic Party office in that state. An envelope containing images...
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Newswire article
Monday, October 10, 2016
CAIR Calls for Probe of North Carolina School Bus Assault on 7-Year-Old Muslim
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today called for an investigation of an alleged assault on a 7-year-old Muslim student in North Carolina as he was riding home on a school bus. The victim, an American citizen of...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
CAIR-SFBA Files DOT Complaint Against Southwest Airlines for Religious and Racial Profiling
The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) today filed a complaint with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings against Southwest Airlines for racial and religious profiling of a Muslim passenger. In its...
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