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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...

Feb 20, 2014, 14:31 ET

CAIR Asks Va. Sheriff to Drop Trainer Who Says Mosques 'Have No Right to Exist,' CIA Director is Secret Muslim

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on Virginia Muslims and all those concerned about the proliferation of Islamophobia...

Jan 22, 2014, 17:26 ET

CAIR: Federal Judge Says No-Fly List Creates 'Second Class Citizens'

Ruling allows CAIR lawsuit on behalf of Muslim traveler to go forward The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest...

Jan 22, 2014, 16:36 ET

CAIR Welcomes Updated Pentagon Policy on Religious Accommodation

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

Nov 24, 2013, 20:50 ET

CAIR: U.S. Muslims Welcome Nuclear Deal with Iran

Iranian government urged to drop support for brutal Syrian regime  The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest...

Nov 05, 2013, 13:16 ET

CAIR-FL to Support School Targeted for Teaching About Islam

Protesters ask students to tear chapter about Islam out of textbooks  Later today, the Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic...

Oct 24, 2013, 16:18 ET

CAIR: Minnesota School Drops Anti-Muslim Speaker

Islamophobe claims U.S. Muslims 'will kill your children,' says 'we are in war with Islam'  Following intervention by the Minnesota...

Oct 22, 2013, 13:00 ET

CAIR Welcomes Arrest of Missouri Mosque Arson Suspect

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

Oct 13, 2013, 13:33 ET

CAIR-MN Asks GOP to Repudiate Michele Bachmann's Anti-Mosque Remarks

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today called on state and national Republican leaders to repudiate...