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
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.