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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...

Jan 19, 2015, 13:43 ET

CAIR Questions Presidential Hopeful Jindal's Repetition of Discredited Muslim 'No-Go Zone' Claim

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

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...