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Aug 18, 2015, 16:07 ET

CAIR Urges Safety Precautions After FBI Report Says Militias are Targeting U.S. Muslim Institutions

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today asked Muslim community leaders nationwide to consider instituting additional safety measures...

Aug 13, 2015, 14:23 ET

CAIR Questions Feds' Silence After Oklahoma Business Joins 'Muslim-Free' Movement

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

Aug 05, 2015, 15:51 ET

CAIR: Muslim, Civil Rights Groups in Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Boston to Speak Out on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

On Thursday, August 6, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join other Muslim and civil rights organizations in holding news...

Jul 31, 2015, 14:57 ET

CAIR Asks DOJ to Address Spread of 'Muslim-Free Zone' Business Declarations

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

Jul 27, 2015, 11:47 ET

CAIR Urges Scott Walker to Drop Adviser Who Recommended Nuking Muslim Capitals

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

Jul 25, 2015, 10:39 ET

CAIR Asks Feds to Probe Vandalism, Threat Targeting Mosques in Virginia and Tennessee

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

Jul 19, 2015, 22:17 ET

CAIR to Seek DOJ Probe of 'Muslim Free Zone' Businesses in Florida, New Hampshire

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

Jul 16, 2015, 17:25 ET

CAIR Condemns Killing of Marines in Tennessee, Offers Condolences.

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

Jul 15, 2015, 09:31 ET

CAIR Asks FBI to Join Probe of Hate Attack on Muslim Woman in New York

 The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today called on the FBI to join the investigation of what the New...

Jul 14, 2015, 11:00 ET

CAIR: 42 Groups Raise Concerns About Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Legislation

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

Jun 18, 2015, 12:14 ET

CAIR Stands with African-American Community After Terror Attack on Charleston Church

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

Jun 09, 2015, 14:29 ET

CAIR Urges Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz to Drop Anti-Muslim Tennessee Campaign Chair

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

Jun 01, 2015, 13:25 ET

BREAKING: CAIR Welcomes 'Historic' Supreme Court Ruling in Abercrombie & Fitch Hijab Case

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

May 25, 2015, 13:05 ET

CAIR Calls on FBI to Probe Terror Threats Mailed to Arizona Mosques

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

May 04, 2015, 12:23 ET

CAIR Condemns Attack on Anti-Islam Event in Texas

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

Apr 30, 2015, 21:41 ET

Video: CAIR Rep Questions U.S. Congressmen at Capitol Hill News Conference with Dutch Islamophobe Who Calls Islam 'Retarded'

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

Apr 23, 2015, 12:13 ET

CAIR Welcomes DOJ Decision to 'Monitor' Arkansas Shooting Range Declared 'Muslim-Free Zone' by Owner

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

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...