Yesterday, the National Defense Authorization Act was received by the White House for President Obama’s official signing. Call the White House today and demand a veto!
CAIR-Chicago is urging American Muslims and other people of conscience to contact President Obama and urge him to veto the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R.1540), which authorizes the military to arrest and indefinitely detain American citizens suspected of terrorism without charge or trial.
Come and join other Americans of conscience in opposing the provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 which will allow indefinite detentions without a trial. Call on President Obama to veto NDAA 2012 if it contains these unconstitutional provisions.
Contact your Senators and demand the removal of provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act which will allow the indefinite detainment of American citizens without charging them for any crime or giving them a fair trial.
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky defended the Muslim community yesterday during the questioning of FBI Director Robert Mueller by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. In her questioning, Rep. Schakowsky focused on allegations that some FBI agents have been trained to view mainstream American Muslims with suspicion and to view the faith of Islam itself as [...]
Action requested: Attend the bill signing of the Cook County ICE Detainer Ordinance AND a community forum to get the facts about deportations, the President’s announcement, Secure Communities, and the Cook County ICE Ordinance. Join 130+ religious institutions, service agencies, community organizations, unions, and chambers of commerce that believe that we are One Nation, One Dream…
Please take a moment to thank Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL, 5th)for standing up against Islamophobia. His bold voice calling a spade a spade is welcome given that there are some in this country who are attempting to bury their heads in the sand and pretend that Islamophobia does not exist
On Wednesday, August 17th, ICE is coming to Chicago to have a public hearing on Secure Communities, the broken deportation program that is catching non-criminals, separating families, and draining law enforcement resources.
Contact Dave Syverson’s office and tell him that as a public servant what he posted was unacceptable and he cannot defend racist sentiments – even jokes. Request that he make an immediate apology to anyone that he offended.
This Sunday join thousands in downtown Chicago to rally in support of the Syrian people’s struggle for democracy and freedom.
Since demonstrations in Syria began in March, it is estimated that nearly 1,500 people have been killed, 2,000 wounded, 20,000 imprisoned, and close to 1,000 forced disappearances.