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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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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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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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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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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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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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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