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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!

ACTION ALERT: Support SB 1064 – keep private prisons out of Illinois!

The Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) is proposing the construction of a detention center in Crete, IL to house federal immigration detainees. CAIR-Chicago is asking you to contact your representatives to let them know you support the ban on private prisons!

ACTION ALERT: Tell your Senators to oppose CISPA!

On Thursday April 26th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA (HR 3523) by a vote of 248 to 168. The bill will now move to the Senate for a vote, and we are urging you to contact your Senate representatives to help stop the bill!

ACTION ALERT: Support the ‘End Racial Profiling’ Act

Racial profiling in the U.S. has led to thousands of people being stopped, interrogated, and discriminated against simply based on their race, ethnicity, national origin, and religion. Today we’re asking you to take a moment to help end racial profiling by law enforcement agencies in America.

ACTION ALERT: Petition to dismiss Zuhdi Jasser as Commissioner on the USCIRF

CAIR-Chicago is calling on community members and people of conscience to sign a petition for the removal of Zuhdi Jasser as Commissioner on the Commission on International Religious Freedom, (USCIRF). Jasser allies himself with and receives funding from anti-Muslim organizations and personalities who work tirelessly to curb the religious and civil liberties of Muslims in the USA.

ACTION ALERT: Vote in the Illinois Primary Election on March 20th! Download our voter guide!

The CAIR-Chicago Primary Election Voter Guide is designed to make voting easier for you by informing you of your choices and the backgrounds of candidates. Get informed and make your voice heard!

ACTION ALERT: Attend rally and march to defend civil liberties at Daley Plaza

Come and join other Americans of conscience in opposing indefinite detention without a trial, defending immigrant rights, and stopping FBI Repression of anti-war activists.

ACTION ALERT: Ask Congress to Bar Military Detention of U.S. Citizens

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today calls on Muslims and other people of conscience to ask their elected representatives to support the Due Process Guarantee Act, which would bar the military from detaining U.S. citizens without charge or trial.

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