SCOTUS Decision on Muslim Ban (Press Release)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TODAY: CAIR-ALABAMA HOSTS PRESS CONFERENCE FOLLOWING
SUPREME COURT DECISION IN MUSLIM BAN CASE

 

[Birmingham, AL 06/26/18]– Today, following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Muslim Ban in Hawaii v. Trump, CAIR-Alabama, the Alabama Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host a press conference as part of the #NoMuslimBanEver campaign.

 

CAIR-Alabama will be joined by the Stand As One coalition. This event will show the Supreme Court, the Trump administration, and the American public that the Muslim community, in alliance with many other communities under attack by this Administration, will continue to mobilize against Trump’s radical anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant, anti-refugee and white nationalist agenda.
 

 

WHAT:        Muslim Ban Press Conference

DATE:          Tuesday, June 26th 2018

PLACE:        CAIR-Alabama Office, 2024 3rd Ave North

 

TIME:           2:00 pm

WHO:           Council on American Islamic Relations-Alabama Chapter
                      Adelante Alabama Worker Center

                      Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice
                      American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama
                      Black Lives Matter BHM
                      Faith in Action Alabama

                      Greater Birmingham Ministries
                      Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama

                      Indivisible BHM
                      Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates 

 

 

Stand As One is a coalition of local grassroots organizations that envisions an Alabama where historically and systemically excluded communities wield collective power to guarantee their own safety, dignity, wellbeing, and liberation. Stand As One comes together in solidarity to help those communities build collective power through civic engagement, training, and rapid response to threats.

 

 

#NoMuslimBanEver is a coalition of nearly two hundred civil rights organizations engaged in legal, organizing and advocacy efforts to fight back against the Muslim ban. Many groups in the coalition, including the National Immigration Law Center, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus, MPower Change and the Council on American–Islamic Relations - SFBA work directly with impacted Muslim communities.

CAIR-Alabama is the state chapter of America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
 
La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

CONTACT: Executive Director, Khaula Hadeed at 334-224-2196 or khadeed@cair.com; Government Affairs Coordinator, Ali Massoud at amassoud@cair.com