CAIR Community Alert: Khatibs Urged to Address Election During Friday Sermons and Jummah Prayers

Based on many requests from community leaders for guidance on how to address this contentious election, encourage civic participation, and build resilient communities – CAIR is calling on khatibs (Islamic prayer leaders) and imams (Islamic religious leaders) to refer to the talking points CAIR has developed to address the pre-and-post election concerns of Muslims during their Friday khutbas (sermons) for the jummah (congregational prayers).

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Action Alert: Tens of thousands at immediate risk in Idlib, Syria. Take action today

Tens of thousands of civilians are immediately at risk, with the United Nations Security Council being briefed on Friday that at an estimated 300,000 civilians have been displaced, fleeing toward the Turkish border. Contact your members of Congress today and ask that they lend their voices by urgently calling on the U.S. to work with the international community.

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CAIR-Philadelphia Condemns Trump’s Planned Border Wall Emergency Declaration as ‘Abuse of Executive Authority’

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia), the local office of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Trump’s announcement that he will declare a national emergency to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as an “abuse of executive authority.” Yesterday, Trump announced that he will sign legislation to prevent a government shutdown while at the same time declaring a national emergency to build the border wall.

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