CAIR Welcomes Wash. State Mayor's Boycott of Event with Islamophobe Jerry Boykin

Vancouver-Mayor-Tim-Leavitt(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/15/14) -- The Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) today announced that Vancouver, Wash., Mayor Tim Leavitt has decided to "boycott" the Clark County 13th annual Mayors' and Civic Leaders' Prayer Breakfast to be held October 17 in that city due to the scheduled appearance of notorious anti-Muslim bigot retired Lieutenant General William G. "Jerry" Boykin as keynote speaker at the event.

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CAIR Launches Website Exposing America's 'Islamophobia Network'

islamophobia-website-mailer(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/15/14) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today launched, the latest element in the Muslim civil rights organization's work to monitor and challenge the growing anti-Muslim bigotry in American society. 

CAIR's site presents detailed profiles of a number of individuals and institutions involved in the American Islamophobia network. 

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CAIR-MI Lawsuit Seeks Court Order in Long-Delayed Passport Application of Yemeni-American

US-passport(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 10/14/2014) -- On Tuesday, October 14, the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) filed a federal lawsuit and petition for a writ of mandamus on behalf of an American Muslim of Yemeni origin who applied to renew his passport, and whose application has been pending for more than one year and four months. The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan in Detroit.

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