"Both campaigns as well as the political talking heads ought to send a clear message that no American should have to watch democracy from the bleachers due to their race, ethnicity, or religion," says CAIR-Chicago Executive director, Ahmed Rehab.
"Average Americans do not get information from the proper sources; instead they are casually provided with half-truths and exaggerations," says Rehab. "Dialogue shatters the myth that silence creates."
"The crime appears to be a part of a series of suspected bias-motivated incidents targeting the mosque including broken windows and spilled flammable fluid," said CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Director Abraham.
By publishing the hysterical letter the Morris Daily Herald managed to denigrate the entire religion of Islam. Nickels fails to see that Islam and America can and do co-exist, as I and seven million other proud American Muslims are proof.
"All they want is the right to pray, and it's not an undue burden" said CAIR-Chicago attorney Rima Kapitan on the firing of more than 120 Muslim employees fired last week at the Swift plant in Greeley, Colorado.
The Chicago Office of the Illinois Chapter of The Council On American-Islamic Relations:
28 E. Jackson Blvd, Suite 1410, Chicago IL 60604
Phone: 312-212-1520, Fax: 312-212-1530
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: www.cairchicago.org
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