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Emergency Action Needed as Illinois Legislature Reassigns Anti-Boycott Bill to New Committee

IMMEDIATE ACTION IS NEEDED: CALL SENATORS ON THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE NOW AND STATE YOUR OPPOSITION TO SB 3017.

ACTION ALERT: Stop Passage of Bill Restricting Academic Freedom, Free Speech

Time Sensitive. Last chance to act: Make your voice heard! The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) is calling on its supporters to contact their elected state senators to urge that they drop proposed legislation that would restrict academic freedom and free speech rights.

ACTION ALERT: Encourage Gov. Quinn to bar drone surveillance in Illinois!

Join us in connecting with Gov. Quinn to gain his support for the Senate Bill 1587!

Action Alert: Urge Congress to amend Voting Rights Act

Unless action is taken to amend the Voting Rights Act, there is a potential for voting rights to no longer be protected, especially for historically disadvantaged communities. Contact your representatives today!

Urge Senate leaders to support Comprehensive Immigration Reform!

CAIR-Chicago asks its supporters to stand up for Comprehensive Immigration Reform! Urge your representatives to take a stand!

Today is election day! Make sure you vote!

It is critical that every American make their voice heard, and that every eligible voter exercise this right that civil rights activists fought so hard for.

ACTION ALERT: Register to vote!

Are you registered to vote? Do you need to vote absentee? What if you miss the registration deadline? Do you know when early voting begins? We’ve got the answers for you!

ACTION ALERT: Take the CAIR-Chicago 2012 General Elections Community Survey!

To help us with information in our upcoming General Elections Voter Guide, we are gauging the political perspectives of our community. Please take a moment to complete our survey!

ACTION ALERT: Candlelight vigil for Syria tomorrow night – Wednesday

Join us at a candle light vigil for Syria tomorrow. To date, 13,000 have been killed, with as many as 100 or more dying every day. Many among the slain are women and children. The purpose of the candle light vigil is to express solidarity with the people of Syria and raise awareness locally about the need for the world to end its silence and help end the bloodshed.

ACTION ALERT: Tell your Senators to oppose the legalization of propaganda!

The “Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2013″ bill passed in the House on May 18th, and is now going to the Senate for a vote. Contact your Senators and stop this bill!