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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 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 12, 2015, 14:14 ET CAIR Asks Fox News to Drop Islamophobes After Steven Emerson's 'Muslim-Only' UK City Gaffe

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


Jan 07, 2015, 11:38 ET CAIR: U.S. Muslims Condemn Paris Terror Attack, Defend Free Speech

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


Dec 22, 2014, 10:57 ET U.S. Government Pledges to Work with CAIR, MAS on UAE Designation

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said today that its representatives met with U.S. government officials about a recent move by the...


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 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...