While we were able to mobilize opposition to Senate Bill 3017, its sponsor, Senator Ira Silverstein, has introduced a toxic resolution,SJR 59, which is scheduled for a hearing on Tuesday, April 1 at 4 p.m. in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Many of you have responded to previous calls for action on this and other attacks on [...]
After the overwhelming opposition to his Bill 3017, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein introduced a resolution (instead of a bill) that will be voted on in the Judiciary Committee today, Tuesday, at 3 PM.
IMMEDIATE ACTION IS NEEDED: CALL SENATORS ON THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE NOW AND STATE YOUR OPPOSITION TO SB 3017.
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.
Join us in connecting with Gov. Quinn to gain his support for the Senate Bill 1587!
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!
CAIR-Chicago asks its supporters to stand up for Comprehensive Immigration Reform! Urge your representatives to take a stand!
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.
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!
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