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Council on American-Islamic Relations

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  • Sorry?

     
    On "Meet the Press" today, Rick Santorum, R-Humanae Vitae, clumsily took issue with the U.S. apology for the burning of Korans in Afghanistan: I don't think the president should apologize for something that was clearly inadvertent....This was a mistake...
  • Local Muslim leader blasts 'old Orientalist mindset' about Islam

     
    I asked Ahmed Rehab (right), executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)- Chicago if he had reflections he'd like to add to Why Apologize to Afghanistan? by Andrew C. McCarthy at the National Review Online, an essay I......
  • Civil rights group alleges discrimination against Muslim cab drivers

     
    The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Tuesday it was filing a discrimination lawsuit against Star Taxi in Orlando on behalf of eight Muslim employees who claim they were denied the right to pray by the  cab company. The...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Did Obama have his chance to fix the economy?

     
    Today, I debate the 2012 presidential race with Jeff Berkowitz, a former business litigation lawyer and economics professor who hosts "Public Affairs," a cable interview show that focuses on Illinois politics. From Jeff, to Eric: In your Sunday column,...
  • FBI Muslim spying lawsuit against U.S. is tossed by judge

     
    A federal judge Tuesday threw out a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government and the FBI over the agency’s spying on Orange County Muslims, ruling that allowing the suit to go forward would risk divulging sensitive state secrets. Comparing himself....
  • Pig legs left at proposed mosque; federal probe sought

     
    A Southern California Islamic organization has asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate an incident in which three pig legs were allegedly thrown onto the site of a proposed mosque near Chino....
  • O.C. mosque spying case centers on alleged FBI informant

     
    Hearing scheduled in federal lawsuit brought against FBI in Orange County mosque infiltration case...
  • Lawsuit over FBI spying on Muslims should be dismissed, U.S. says

     
    Can federal agents, acting in the name of counterterrorism, be sued for their actions? That was the question at the center of a heated argument Tuesday in a Santa Ana courtroom as a federal judge weighs whether to throw out......
  • Muslims and the Democratic party

     
    Religion News Service reporter Omar Sacirbey writes about the increase in Muslim delegates to the Democratic National Convention, representing a shift in support among Muslims from Republican to Democrat since 2000: (RNS) The number of Muslim delegates...
  • Muslim groups to honor U.S. ambassador in O.C. vigil

     
    Groups representing Southern California Muslims are planning a candlelight vigil Friday in Orange County in honor of the slain U.S. ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, and three others killed Tuesday after armed protesters attacked the U.S....
  • Major religions should be able to shrug off minor slights

     
    From my Sunday print column So once again Islamic fanatics are taking violent umbrage at an insult to the Prophet Muhammad — this time the offending material is a chum-laden YouTube video released by untalented provocateurs — and once again......
  • Area Muslims call for peace, honor ambassador slain in Libya attack

     
    With heavy hearts and lit candles, about 60 Southern California Muslims gathered silently at a street corner in Orange County to mourn the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the three other American diplomats, who were killed during an...