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“Know Your Rights”: Bullying at School

This article is the second in a summer series of “Know Your Rights” pieces that detail essential civil liberties that are granted to U.S. citizens.

Federal court allows CIA to withhold information on torture

A recent federal court ruling granted the CIA the authority to withhold information regarding waterboarding and torture techniques used against detainees.

Request a “Know Your Rights” training by CAIR-Chicago

Do you know your rights? Request a “Know Your Rights” training by CAIR-Chicago at your local mosque, community center or place of worship.

“Know Your Rights”: Encounters with FBI and Law Enforcement

This article is the first in a summer series of “Know Your Rights” pieces that detail essential civil liberties that are granted to U.S. citizens.

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!

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak wins citizenship case

CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director Kevin Vodak recently won a naturalization court case for a Muslim American whose citizenship application had been denied by USCIS.

USA TODAY: Proposed mosques spark opposition in some U.S. communities

CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director, Kevin Vodak, comments on the struggles of the Irshad Learning Center and the opposition to proposed mosques in the U.S.

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!

Profiling injustice: The End Racial Profiling Act

Last week, the U.S. Senate hosted a congressional hearing on the End Racial Profiling Act – a bill that would eliminate racial, ethnic and religious profiling by federal, state or local law enforcement officials.

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