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CAIR-Dallas Denounces Trump’s Border Wall National Emergency as an Abuse of Executive Power

CAIR-Dallas Denounces Trump’s Border Wall National Emergency as an Abuse of Executive Power

(DALLAS, TEXAS, 2/15/19) — The Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) today condemned President Donald Trump’s border wall emergency declaration as racist and an abuse of executive power.

Complaints prompt Amazon to remove products that are offensive to Muslims

Complaints prompt Amazon to remove products that are offensive to Muslims

(CNN) – Amazon has pulled more than a dozen products off its website after receiving complaints that the items are offensive to Muslims.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, asked the online retailer last week to remove the products, which included doormats, bath mats and other items imprinted with Islamic calligraphy, references to the Prophet Muhammad and scripture. The products, which were being sold by independent merchants on Amazon’s website, are deemed offensive because they “would be stepped-on or otherwise disrespected by customers,” CAIR said in a statement on Thursday.

CAIR DFW attorney, Dontrey Tatum, attends the Community Police Oversight Board Townhall Meeting

CAIR DFW attorney, Dontrey Tatum, attends the Community Police Oversight Board Townhall Meeting

CAIR-DFW attorney Dontrey Tatum on Jan. 10 attended the Southeast (Districts 5, 7, 8) town hall meeting held by the Dallas Police Depart to support the Community Police Oversight Board. The purpose of the Community Police Oversight Board is to help Dallas become a safer and more just place to live and work.

UPDATE: CAIR-DFW Applauds Restaurant’s Response to Alleged Islamophobic Incident

UPDATE: CAIR-DFW Applauds Restaurant’s Response to Alleged Islamophobic Incident

UPDATE: According to news reports, the server fabricated the incident and has now admitted his lie, apologized and is in the process of returning all donations sent to him. The Odessa American Online reports:

CAIR-Dallas Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Attack on Oklahoma Muslim Mother, Daughter in Texas

CAIR-Dallas Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Attack on Oklahoma Muslim Mother, Daughter in Texas

(DALLAS, TEXAS, 1/3/19) — The Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) today called for a hate crime investigation of an alleged bias-motivated attack on an Oklahoma Muslim mother and daughter at Dallas’ Reunion Tower on Sunday because they were wearing Islamic head scarves (hijabs).