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Hundreds Protest Ilhan Omar Speech to CAIR-Los Angeles

Hundreds of protesters gathered across the street from the Hilton hotel in Woodland Hills, California — and some unfurled banners from hotel balconies — to oppose Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), who addressed a fundraiser for the local branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

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ACLU Sues Texas Over State’s Israel Anti-Boycott Law

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, challenging a state law which requires government contractors to verify they do not and will not boycott Israel.

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Klein: Six Reasons Andrew Gillum is Dangerous for Israel

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has espoused troubling views on Israel and has evidenced close associations with organizations that promote the boycott of the Jewish state and espouse anti-Israel rhetoric.

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CAIR Leader Apologizes for Tweet Celebrating Russian Jet Crash

Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), has apologized for a tweet he sent out — and subsequently deleted — where he said that he wished more people had died on board the deadly Russian military jet crash that claimed 92 lives on its way to Syria on Christmas Day.

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AP Hypes 2015 Muslim Hate Stats, Blames Trump

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – After the Federal Bureau of Investigation released their annual hate crime report for 2015, the Associated Press (AP) ran with a handful of statistics to portray a widespread epidemic of anti-Muslim violence.

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CAIR: Minnesota Jihad Stabbing Puts Muslims at Risk

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) warned that Muslims are now potential victims at risk of being harmed in the wake of the attack at a press conference addressing a Somali man who allegedly shouted “Allah” as he stabbed nine people at a Minnesota before he was shot dead by an off-duty officer.

CAIR: Minnesota Jihad Stabbing Puts Muslims at Risk

Café Countersuit Accuses Muslim Women of ‘Civilizational Jihad’

The attorney representing the Muslim owner of a popular Orange County café is countersuing a group of Muslim women who initially sued her business for anti-Muslim discrimination. The counter-suit accuses the group of waging “civilizational jihad” and trespassing.

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