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Feb 03, 2016, 16:54 ET

CAIR Welcomes President Obama's Remarks at First Visit to American Mosque

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

Feb 01, 2016, 09:00 ET

CAIR Releases Results of Muslim Voter Survey Ahead of Primary Elections

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

Jan 29, 2016, 16:45 ET

CAIR: South Carolina Assembly Asked to Drop Unconstitutional Anti-Islam Legislation

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on the South Carolina General Assembly to drop an unconstitutional, anti-Islam...

Jan 20, 2016, 15:58 ET

CAIR Releases "Spread Love, Not Islamophobia" Video

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

Jan 16, 2016, 13:42 ET

CAIR Calls on Wisconsin Firm Ariens to Allow Prayers Pending Resolution of Accommodation Issue

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

Jan 12, 2016, 09:37 ET

CAIR: Muslim Group to Host SOTU Watch Party at Capitol Hill HQ

Tonight, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host a State of...

Jan 08, 2016, 15:01 ET

CAIR Welcomes Change in Cargill Policy That Will Allow Fired Colo. Muslim Workers to Reapply After 30 Days

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

Dec 30, 2015, 18:26 ET

CAIR to Outline Talks with Cargill About Walkout by 200 Colorado Muslim Workers Over Prayer Dispute

 Later today, representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) from Minnesota and Washington, D.C., will hold a news...

Dec 20, 2015, 16:44 ET

DC: National American Muslim Leaders to Announce Results of Summit on National Security, Islamophobia

 On Monday, December 21, the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, will...

Dec 17, 2015, 16:23 ET

CAIR Report: Number of Incidents Targeting U.S. Mosques in 2015 Highest Ever Recorded

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

Dec 15, 2015, 16:24 ET

CAIR Calls for Condemnation of Spike in Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes During Tonight's GOP Debate

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

Dec 10, 2015, 17:31 ET

CAIR Capitol Hill HQ Evacuated After Receiving Foreign Substance in Hate Letter

Earlier today, the Capitol Hill headquarters of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and...

Dec 06, 2015, 22:17 ET

CAIR Welcomes President Obama's Rejection of Islamophobia in Oval Office Address

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

Dec 06, 2015, 14:27 ET

CAIR Asks President Obama to Condemn Islamophobia During Address to Nation on Terror

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

Dec 02, 2015, 14:45 ET

CAIR: NJ Muslims, Interfaith Leaders, Officials to Condemn Donald Trump's False 9/11 Claim

On Thursday, December 3, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join leaders of New Jersey's Muslim community, interfaith partners...

Nov 29, 2015, 11:40 ET

CAIR Asks DOJ to Probe Shooting of Penn. Muslim Taxi Driver as Post-Paris Hate Crime

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

Nov 24, 2015, 15:50 ET

CAIR Reports Unprecedented Backlash Against American Muslims After Paris Attacks

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

Nov 19, 2015, 16:17 ET

CAIR Condemns Trump's Refusal to Rule Out IDs for U.S. Muslims, Carson's Comparison of Syrian Refugees to 'Rabid Dogs'

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

Nov 15, 2015, 18:48 ET

CAIR Thanks DOJ for Probe of Terror Threats to Florida Mosques, Seeks Hate Crime Charges

 The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Florida) today thanked the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for its...

Nov 14, 2015, 07:08 ET

U.S. Muslim Coalition to Respond to Paris Terror Attacks

On Saturday, November 14, the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, will hold...