Posts tagged GOP
MEDIA DIGEST: Standing up to Congressman Joe Walsh

CAIR-Chicago's media department gave over 20 interviews on 16 different media venues calling out Congressman Joe Walsh's bigoted comments on Islam and Muslims. The following digest includes a selection of these interviews.

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FOX Chicago: Chicago Muslims Outraged by Rep. Walsh's Comments

On Friday, August 10th, CAIR-Chicago along with the Chicago Muslim and interfaith community held a press conference to demand that Rep. Joe Walsh retract and apologize for his insensitive remarks about Islam and Muslims.

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The GOP and the Sharia Myth

The idea that is being propagated by some conservative political leaders and media outlets is that Sharia is an imminent threat to American society. This is simply not true, and the recent legislative push to ban Sharia from th U.S. is not only a waste of time and taxpayer money, it's a fear-mongering movement that only creates divisions between Americans based on ideology.

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