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One year after Oak Creek tragedy, fight to end discrimination continues

One year since the tragedy at an Oak Creek, WI Gurdwara, American Muslims continue to stand with their Sikh brothers and sisters in the ongoing fight to end discrimination.

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MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago’s reaction to anti-Muslim attacks in Ill., Governor Pat Quinn Speaks Out

CAIR-Chicago gave numerous interviews on different media venues addressing the recent anti-Muslim attacks in Morton Grove and Lombard, Ill., while also receiving a statement from governor Pat Quinn, condemning the attacks.

VIDEO: CBS 2 – Morton Grove man charged with firing rifle at nearby mosque

CBS 2 reports on Morton Grove man, David Conrad, being charged with firing a rifle at a nearby mosque. CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab comments.

Chicago Tribune: Charges against Morton Grove man in connection with shooting at mosque

A 51-year-old man was charged with shooting at a mosque he lives near in north suburban Morton Grove, according to authorities.

WGN Radio: Charges against Morton Grove man in connection with shooting at mosque

A 51-year-old man was charged with shooting at a mosque he lives near in north suburban Morton Grove, according to authorities.

NY Daily News: Man arrested for shooting at Chicago-area mosque with pellet rifle as hundreds worship inside

A 51-year-old man has been arrested for shooting at a Chicago-area mosque with a pellet rifle Friday, as hundreds prayed inside, authorities said.

Chicago Muslims stand with Milwaukee Sikhs

The Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) said today that their thoughts and prayers are with the Sikh community following a deadly shooting attack targeting members of a Sikh house of worship early Sunday morning in Wisconsin.

Muslims frustrated by focus on religion in Fort Hood shooting

As investigators grapple with the questions following the Fort Hood shootings, they examine a possible correlation between Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan’s religious beliefs and Thursday’s shooting spree, Chicago Muslim organizations and academics not only fear retribution, but are frustrated by a perceived public demand to apologize for or explain one individual’s maniacal acts.

U.S. Muslims Condemn Attack at Fort Hood

“We condemn this cowardly attack in the strongest terms possible and ask that the perpetrators be punished to the full extent of the law, ” said CAIR in a statement today. “American Muslims stand with our fellow citizens in offering both prayers for the victims and sincere condolences to the families of those killed or injured.”

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