Arrest Made Following Threat to CAIR-San Diego

CAIR-logo(SAN DIEGO, CA, 1/30/15) -- The San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego) said today that a local man has been arrested for threatening the Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization. The threat was allegedly made in a phone call to CAIR-San Diego that threatened the use of firearms.

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News Conference, Rally to Kick Off 'Texas Muslim Capitol Day'

Texas-State-Capito-building(Houston, Texas, 1/28/15) -- On Thursday, January 29, Muslims from across the state will hold a news conference and rally to kick off "Texas Muslim Capitol Day" organized by the Texas chapters of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Texas), the nation's leading Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization. Numerous other civic organizations are supporting the event, which is expected to draw some 1,000 Muslims for meetings with lawmakers.

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CAIR-MN to Co-Host Event on CVE - Countering Violent Extremism

CAIR-MN-logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 1/27/15) -- On Friday, January 30, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) and the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law will hold a community educational event on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), "Understanding Minnesota's 'Countering Violent Extremism' Pilot Program: The Dangers of Reliance on a Debunked Theory of Terrorism."

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Hundreds of Texas Muslims to Lobby Lawmakers

Texas State Capitol building-thumbMuslim civil rights group will hold bi-annual event at State Capitol

(Houston, Texas, 1/23/15) -- On Thursday, January 29, some 1,000 Muslims will meet with state lawmakers in Austin as part of the bi-annual "Texas Muslim Capitol Day" organized by the Texas chapters of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Texas), the nation's leading Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization. Numerous other civic organizations are supporting the event.

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