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Nov 06, 2019, 17:39 ET CAIR, Jetpac, MPower Change: 26 American Muslim Candidates Win in Nov. 5 Elections for Total of 34 Muslims Elected in 2019

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


Oct 22, 2019, 15:13 ET CAIR Condemns Trump's Racist False Equivalence of Impeachment Inquiry to 'Lynching'

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


Oct 17, 2019, 18:29 ET CAIR Calls on Trump Organization to Cancel Mar-a-Lago Event Hosted by Another Anti-Muslim Hate Group

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


Oct 11, 2019, 11:06 ET CAIR, CAIR-MN Condemn Trump's Racist Rant Targeting Somali-Americans

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


Sep 24, 2019, 13:52 ET CAIR Submits Written Testimony for Congressional Muslim Ban Hearing

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


Sep 18, 2019, 13:23 ET CAIR, CAIR-Minnesota Call on Twitter to Suspend Trump's Account Over False '9/11' Smear of Rep. Ilhan Omar

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


Sep 17, 2019, 16:30 ET CAIR: 52 Groups Urge Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Rescind Award to Indian PM Modi

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, announced today that 52 civil...


Sep 16, 2019, 14:25 ET New CAIR 'Bias Brief' Shows 10,015 Anti-Muslim Incidents Since 2014

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


Sep 10, 2019, 17:33 ET CAIR 'Appalled' by Appointment of Trump's New Acting National Security Adviser Who Served on Board of Anti-Muslim Hate Group

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


Sep 04, 2019, 20:40 ET CAIR to Announce 'Complete Victory' in Constitutional Challenge to Federal Terror Watchlist

On Thursday, September 5, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold a noon news conference at its Capitol Hill headquarters to...


Aug 28, 2019, 12:30 ET CAIR Announces Formal Partnership with Census Bureau to Promote U.S. 2020 Census

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


Aug 21, 2019, 15:31 ET CAIR Condemns Trump's Anti-Semitic 'Disloyal' Slurs Targeting American Jewish Community

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


Aug 15, 2019, 15:25 ET CAIR Condemns Trump's Support for Israel's Denial of Entry to U.S. Congresswomen, Urges Americans to Contact Elected Officials and Express Concerns

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


Aug 12, 2019, 11:33 ET CAIR Renews Call to Remove Confederate Symbols Nationwide on 2nd Anniversary of Charlottesville White Supremacist Terror Attack

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


Jul 27, 2019, 12:12 ET CAIR, NAACP Maryland Blast Trump's Racist Tweets Claiming 'No Human Being' Would Live in Baltimore

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today joined the Maryland State Conference of the NAACP (NAACP MSC) in denouncing Donald Trump's...


Jul 20, 2019, 18:56 ET Trump Retweets Racist Attack on CAIR, Palestinians, Political Opponents

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


Jul 17, 2019, 14:02 ET CAIR Applauds Passage of Congressional Amendment Requiring Report on Dissemination of Federal Government Watchlist to 60+ Foreign Countries

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


Jul 14, 2019, 12:16 ET CAIR Condemns Trump's Racist 'Go Back' Where 'They Came' From Tweets Targeting Congresswomen

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


Jul 09, 2019, 15:06 ET CAIR Asks 'Where is the Outrage' Over VP Pence's Praise for Pastor Who Claims U.S. Muslims are 'Not Loyal to America'

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


Jun 25, 2019, 16:02 ET CAIR: No Muslim Ban Ever Coalition to Mark One-Year Anniversary of SCOTUS Decision Upholding Trump's Muslim Ban

On Wednesday, June 26, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join the No Muslim Ban Ever Coalition and members of Congress at a...


Jun 19, 2019, 12:52 ET CAIR Condemns Trump's Threat to 'Terrorize,' Deport Millions of Undocumented Americans

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


Jun 06, 2019, 13:11 ET CAIR-Philadelphia, Partners Call on US Army War College to Drop Islamophobic Speaker

The Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy...


Jun 03, 2019, 16:33 ET CAIR Calls on U.S. House to Investigate, Censure Rep. Duncan Hunter's Self-Admitted 'War Crimes'

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


May 31, 2019, 14:58 ET CAIR Condemns Expected USCIS Nominee Ken Cuccinelli for Praise of Anti-Muslim Hate Group Leader Brigitte Gabriel

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


May 29, 2019, 15:05 ET CAIR Asks Federal Court in Mich. to Prohibit FBI, Border Agents from Interrogating Muslim Travelers About Religious Beliefs and Practices

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