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Apr 13, 2015, 15:41 ET

CAIR: 280 Delegates Lobby Congress on 'Historic' First National Muslim Advocacy Day

Some 280 delegates from more than 20 states met today with elected officials and congressional staffers during the "historic" first-ever National...

Apr 08, 2015, 14:34 ET

CAIR: Arab, Muslim and Asian Groups to File Lawsuit to Assist U.S. Citizens Stuck in Yemen

 On Thursday, April 9, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Asian...

Apr 02, 2015, 13:00 ET

CAIR Asks GOP to Repudiate Islamophobic Newsletter Distributed in Idaho

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

Mar 31, 2015, 12:24 ET

CAIR Calls for Evacuation of U.S. Citizens Trapped in Yemen

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

Mar 24, 2015, 18:36 ET

CAIR Asks Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz to Drop Appearance at Event Featuring Hate Group Leader

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on Sen. Ted Cruz, a presidential candidate, to cancel his scheduled appearance at a...

Mar 06, 2015, 12:17 ET

LA Times Names CAIR's Nihad Awad One of Nation's 'New Civil Rights Leaders'

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today said the Los Angeles Times has named its National Executive Director Nihad Awad as one of...

Mar 05, 2015, 17:53 ET

CAIR Seeks Motive in Shooting Death of Texas Muslim

The North Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) today called on law enforcement authorities to address community...

Mar 03, 2015, 13:32 ET

CAIR Asks Tennessee Legislature to Drop Anti-Muslim 'No-Go Zone' Bill

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

Feb 25, 2015, 17:02 ET

CAIR Asks Tennessee GOP to Repudiate Lawmaker's Racist Facebook Post

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

Feb 15, 2015, 22:28 ET

CAIR Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Vandalism Targeting Rhode Island Islamic School

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

Feb 13, 2015, 17:46 ET

CAIR Thanks President Obama for Condolence Statement on Chapel Hill Shootings

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

Feb 12, 2015, 15:13 ET

CAIR Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Brief Questions Effectiveness of Program

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

Feb 11, 2015, 08:55 ET

CAIR Seeks Motive in Shooting Deaths of 3 North Carolina Muslims

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

Feb 06, 2015, 12:44 ET

CAIR Welcomes President Obama's Prayer Breakfast Remarks on Islam, Urges Visit to U.S. Mosque

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

Feb 03, 2015, 13:44 ET

CAIR: U.S. Muslims to Condemn ISIS's 'Unspeakable' Brutality in Killing of Jordanian Pilot

Later today, representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and other national and local leaders of the American Muslim...

Jan 31, 2015, 10:00 ET

CAIR: FBI Withdraws from Texas Event Initially Sponsored by Hate Group and Featuring Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theorist

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed the withdrawal of an FBI representative from a February event in Texas that...

Jan 30, 2015, 12:39 ET

CAIR: Arrest Made Following Threat to San Diego Office of D.C. Muslim Civil Rights Group

 The San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego) said today that a local man has been arrested for...

Jan 28, 2015, 14:04 ET

CAIR Asks FBI to Withdraw from Texas Event Sponsored by Hate Group, Featuring Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theorist

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on the FBI to withdraw its representative from a February event in Texas sponsored by...

Jan 27, 2015, 11:46 ET

CAIR Joins Multifaith Supreme Court Brief on Immigration Family Unity Case

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

Jan 23, 2015, 10:27 ET

CAIR-MN: Civil Rights Groups Concerned About Minneapolis CVE Pilot Program

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today joined with other civil rights organizations in expressing...