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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 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...

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,...

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...

Nov 16, 2014, 11:44 ET

CAIR Condemns 'Barbaric Murder' of U.S. Aid Worker Peter Kassig by ISIS

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

Aug 20, 2014, 12:30 ET

CAIR Condemns 'Barbaric' Killing of U.S. Journalist by Terror Group ISIS

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

Aug 02, 2014, 20:24 ET

CAIR Joins Tens of Thousands at D.C. Rally for Gaza

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

Jul 08, 2014, 14:32 ET

CAIR Challenges Feds' Use of 'State Secrets' in Va. No-Fly List Case

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

Apr 15, 2014, 21:03 ET

CAIR-NY Welcomes NYPD Decision to Disband Muslim Spying Unit

 The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today welcomed a decision by the New York Police Department (NYPD)...

Apr 13, 2014, 19:53 ET

CAIR: American Muslims Stand with Jewish Community After Kansas Shootings

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

Apr 08, 2014, 13:50 ET

CAIR Asks Brandeis University Not to Honor Islamophobe Ayaan Hirsi Ali

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

Mar 27, 2014, 13:40 ET

CAIR-SV to Call for Rejection of Islamophobia After Calif. Muslim Shot Dead in Hate Attack

Later today, the Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) will hold a news conference with community...

Mar 22, 2014, 00:43 ET

CAIR Welcomes ABC Family's Cancellation of 'Alice in Arabia'

 The Greater Los Angeles-Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) tonight welcomed the decision by ABC Family channel...

Mar 10, 2014, 11:36 ET

U.S. Muslim Groups to Launch New Council with Political Census

 On Wednesday, March 12, eight* major national American Muslim organizations will hold a news conference at the National Press Club in...