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Dec 16, 2014, 16:47 ET

CAIR-MN Welcomes Federal Settlement of St. Anthony Islamic Center Rejection

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today welcomed a federal agreement over the rejection of the planned...

Dec 10, 2014, 12:25 ET

CAIR Files U.S. Supreme Court Brief on Abercrombie & Fitch Hijab Case

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today filed an amicus...

Dec 05, 2014, 08:49 ET

CAIR Calls for Federal Probe of 'Intentional' Killing of Muslim Teen Outside Kansas City Mosque

The Kansas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Kansas) today called on state and federal law enforcement authorities,...

Dec 03, 2014, 17:00 ET

CAIR-NY 'Dismayed' at Grand Jury Decision to Not Indict on NYPD Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today expressed dismay at the decision of a grand jury to not indict a...

Nov 20, 2014, 12:12 ET

CAIR Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Vandalism Targeting N. Calif. Mosque

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) today called on state and federal law enforcement...

Nov 18, 2014, 12:24 ET

CAIR Condemns Attack on Jerusalem Synagogue

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned an attack on...

Nov 16, 2014, 11:44 ET

CAIR Condemns 'Barbaric Murder' of U.S. Aid Worker Peter Kassig by ISIS

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the "barbaric...

Nov 13, 2014, 16:31 ET

CAIR Video Calls Out Fox News' Faux 'Condemn Islamic Extremism' Challenge to Muslim Leaders

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today issued a public...

Nov 12, 2014, 16:51 ET

CAIR Launches 'Unite Humanity' Initiative to Bring Americans Together

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today launched its...

Nov 05, 2014, 16:22 ET

CAIR Exit Poll Shows High Turnout for Muslim Voters in Midterm Elections

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the...

Nov 04, 2014, 12:42 ET

CAIR-LA Calls for FBI Probe of Shots Fired at California Mosque

The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called for an FBI investigation of a shooting...

Oct 30, 2014, 14:42 ET

CAIR to Mobilize Muslim Voters for Midterm Election

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, plans to mobilize Muslim...

Oct 23, 2014, 16:15 ET

CAIR Releases Results of Muslim Voter Survey in 6 States

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the...

Oct 15, 2014, 12:13 ET

CAIR Launches Website Exposing America's 'Islamophobia Network'

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today launched Islamophobia.org, the latest element in the Muslim civil rights organization's work...

Oct 01, 2014, 14:38 ET

CAIR Asks Defense Contractors to Drop Funding for Islamophobe Frank Gaffney

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on defense...

Sep 24, 2014, 15:50 ET

CAIR: U.S., World Muslim Leaders' Open Letter Refutes ISIS's Ideology, Urges Supporters to 'Repent,' 'Return to the Religion of Mercy'

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in cooperation with the Fiqh Council of North America, today joined a number of national and...

Sep 23, 2014, 15:58 ET

CAIR: 100+ Muslim Scholars, Leaders to Issue Open Letter Refuting ISIS Ideology

On Wednesday, September 24, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in cooperation with the Fiqh Council of North America, will hold a...

Sep 16, 2014, 15:45 ET

CAIR Applauds FIBA Decision to Drop Basketball Hijab Ban

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today applauded a decision by the Switzerland-based International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to...

Sep 10, 2014, 12:28 ET

CAIR: D.C., National Muslim Leaders to Watch President's ISIS Speech, Offer Reaction

This evening, leaders of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the local and national Muslim community will take part in a Capitol...

Sep 02, 2014, 14:26 ET

CAIR Condemns Killing of Journalist Steven Sotloff by 'Anti-Islamic' Terror Group ISIS

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the reported...