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Register to Vote Today! Be Part of this Historical Election

Are you over the age of 18 or will be before November 4, 2008? Are you a U.S. citizen? Have you moved recently from another state or changed addresses locally?

Know Your Rights: New Airport “Virtual Strip Search” Raises Concern

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is alerting American Muslims concerned with personal privacy about a security procedure recently implemented by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that scans full-body images of passengers through their clothing, revealing intimate body parts to screeners, resembling a “virtual strip search.”

Join Coalition to Protest Boeing ‘Torture Flights’

Join the newly launched Coalition to Ground Torture Flights at a protest at the annual Boeing shareholder’s meeting to demand that the company respond to allegations that it is an active participant in so-called “torture flights.”

Thank the Chicago Sun-Times for Positive Editorial

CAIR-Chicago is urging American Muslims and other people of conscience to thank the Sun-Times for a staff editorial challenging disgraceful fear-mongering in the presidential campaigns.

Chicago Jews and Muslims work to find common ground

When Ramadan and Rosh Hashana overlapped in September 2007, members of a Chicago interfaith group came together at a local synagogue to practice their respective rituals of prayer and feasting. The Jewish-Muslim Community-Building Initiative hosts get-togethers like that one throughout the city.

Urge Congress to Halt Humanitarian Disaster in Gaza

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on American Muslims and other people of conscience to urge their elected officials to immediately intervene to put an end to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Dr. Ashqar’s Sentencing to be Continued November 21, 2007

Dr. Abdelhaleem Ashqar’s sentencing trial is scheduled to continue on November 21, 2007 at 8:30 a.m.

Please Attend Abdelhaleem Ashqar Trial Sentencing

Dr. Abdelhaleem Ashqar, co-defendant in the case of United States v. Salah, will be sentenced this Thursday, November 8, 2007.

Thank Illinois Congressman Peter Roskam for His Remarks About Ramadan

CAIR-Chicago is urging the Illinois American Muslim community to thank Congressman Peter Roskam (R-6) for his recent efforts to publicly recognize the holy month of Ramadan in the House of Representatives.

CAIR Travel Advisory on TSA and Religious Head Wear

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently changed its policy regarding searches of travelers wearing head coverings such as Islamic scarves or Sikh turbans.

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