Tuesday, October 9, 2012

  • Video: CAIR Director Speaks at Interfaith Rally for Burned Ohio Mosque
    Nihad Awad, the co-founder of CAIR, traveled from Washington D.C. . ."Anyone who attacks this attacks the entire United States Constitution and values and I'm very humbled to see this show of solidarity of the American Muslim Community."
    • Video of Nihad Awad's Complete Address
    • CAIR: Multifaith Gathering Advocates Unity (Toledo Blade)
      A multifaith prayer service was held that included addresses from leaders of many religions in the Toledo area and words from officials important to the Islamic Center, including U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo); assistant U.S. attorney Ava Rotell Dustin; [CAIR's] Nihad Awad, and Angela Zimmann, the Democratic candidate for the 5th Congressional District.
  • CAIR-FL: Faith Leaders Gather to Address Domestic Violence (Tampa Bay Times)
    The proclamation was signed by representatives from 16 religious and community organizations, including Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Congregation Schaarai Zedek, Unity North Tampa, CAIR-Florida, Peace Progressive Primitive Baptist Church, Metropolitan Community Church of Tampa and First United Church of Tampa.
    • CAIR-St. Louis: New Billboards Aim to Educate About Islam (CBS)
      [CAIR-ST. Louis] has launched a digital billboard campaign to educate Missouri and Southern Illinois residents about the legacy of Islam's Prophet Muhammad
  • CAIR-MN: Event Promotes Leadership for Muslim Women (MPR)
    CAIR's Executive Director Lori Saroya said the event aims to help girls explore potential careers, particularly in the areas of public health and law.
  • Arkansas Republicans' Comments on Slavery, Muslims Stir Controversy (Reuters)
    "I see no solution to the Muslim problem short of expelling all followers of the religion from the United States," he writes in his book.
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