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12 26 15
 

U.S. Muslims Adopt Approach To Combating Extremism

by Justin Salhani, Dec 21, 2015
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives from American Muslim organizations met at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Monday to announce the launch of a two-pronged approach to combat extremism in the wake of the Paris attacks and San Bernardino and the ensuing anti-Muslim rhetoric and political incitement.
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12 25 15
 

Muslim Orgs Plan Drive To Register a Million Voters

Muslim Organizations Plan Drive To Register One Million Voters, Launch ‘One America’ Outreach Initiative In Response To Anti-Muslim Bias
 
By Ismat Sarah Mangla, 12/21/15
 
A coalition of Muslim-American organizations announced three major initiatives on Monday in an effort to fight rising anti-Muslim bias, including a drive to register one million voters before the 2016 presidential election.
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12 25 15
 

Groups unite for voter drive, confront Islamophobia

Opening mosques to the public and a nationwide bus tour are among groups’ plans amid spike in bias attacks
 
December 21, 2015, by Wilson Dizard @willdizard
 
An alliance of U.S. Muslim groups said Monday it is launching a national bus tour and voter registration drive to respond to what it calls an alarming rise in anti-Muslim attacks that it says is driven by Islamophobia in 2016 presidential campaign rhetoric.
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12 24 15
 

U.S Muslims threaten Trump: ‘Do so at your own risk’

“In November we will remember….”
 
F. Peter Brown, December 23, 2015
 
Donald Trump has been heavily criticized for his stance on Islam, but a recent statement by American Muslim leaders may be the strongest warning yet that the candidate has received over his proposed policies.
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12 24 15
 

Spew ‘Islamophobia’ at Your Political Peril

By Patrick Goodenough | December 21, 2015
 
(CNSNews.com) – Leaders of several American Muslim organizations warned Donald Trump and other presidential candidates Monday that if they engage in bigotry and “Islamophobia” they will pay a political price because Muslim voters – in the words of one – will mobilize and “make sure you are out of there.”
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12 23 15
 

Our Opinion: Back Muslim efforts to fight fear, prejudice

Brattleboro Reformer
 
We’ve come a long way since President George W. Bush’s visit to a mosque in the aftermath of the al-Qaida attacks of September 11 where he declared “Islam is peace.” A long way in the wrong direction.
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12 23 15
 

Islamic coalition responds to terrorist attacks by calling for massive voter drive

A coalition of U.S.-based Muslim groups claiming that anti-Muslim backlash is on the rise in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino hopes to register one million people to vote before the 2016 election as part of a “civic empowerment initiative.”
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12 22 15
 

US Muslim voters called to register for 2016 elections

ANADOLU AGENCY, WASHINGTON
 
America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization announced Monday a new initiative which aims to increase the registration of American Muslim voters for the 2016 elections to 1 million.
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12 22 15
 

Trump’s anti-Muslim hate speech fuels ISIL propaganda – US Muslim Coalition

Inflammatory statements by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump serve to propaganda interests of extremist groups like the Islamic State, leaders of the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) told Sputnik on Monday.
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12 22 15
 

US Islamic Rights Group Urges Registration for 2016 President Vote

A US Islamic civil rights group announced a campaign on Monday with plans to register some one million Muslim American voters ahead of the 2016 presidential election in a bid to respond to growing fears of Islamophobia around the United States.
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12 22 15
 

Climate of Islamophobia worse now than after 9-11 -Muslim American leaders say

WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (KUNA) — Muslim-American leaders from across the country came together Monday as part of US Coalition of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) to announce a national campaign combating Islamophobia, and described current wave as being worse than climate after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
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12 22 15
 

Religious Leaders Stand Up For Peace Amid Anti-Muslim Attacks

The group held an interfaith pilgrimage promoting unity and condemning extremism.
By Jaweed Kaleem
 
Amid a spike in anti-Muslim assaults, vandalism and death threats around the country since the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino and growing sentiment against the resettlement of Muslim refugees, congregations of all faiths have scrambled to think of ways to curb the violence and call for peace.
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12 20 15
 

U.S. Muslim leaders announce major initiatives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
U.S. Muslim Leaders Announce Campaigns to Enhance National Security, Address Rising Islamophobia
 
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/21/15) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, today announced major educational, outreach and civic empowerment initiatives to address growing Islamophobia in America and to enhance national security through the promotion of freedom and justice.
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12 17 15
 

Islamic billboards raise eyebrows

Charles Billi, WTSP, December 17, 2015
 
Big, bold and eye-catching. Three billboards have gone up in the metro: The Islamic Circle of North America putting up two in Tampa, one in Pinellas. CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, says there’s one goal.
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12 16 15
 

Florida launches billboards to ‘dispel myths & fear on Islam’

Wednesday 16 December 2015
 
New York – An initiative has been launched in the cities of Tampa and Orlando in Central Florida where billboards have been placed on key highways displaying information about Islam.
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12 16 15
 

Billboards addressing ‘fear about Islam’ put up in Tampa

WFLA Web Staff, December 16, 2015
 
TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Billboards have been put up around Tampa Pinellas County and Orlando for in order to help “dispel myths and fear about Islam during this challenging time,” according to the Islamic Circle of North America.
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12 13 15
 

Muslim Americans, Building Bridges in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Georgia, December 14th, 2015 – “Working on building bridges is the need of hour for all Americans” said Abdulrauf Khan, Chair of the largest convention of American Muslims in the Southeast. Organized annually by the Islamic Circle of North America for the last 21 years, the regional convention this year is themed “Muslim Americans, Building Bridges”.
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12 12 15
 

USCMO Announces National Muslim Leadership Summit

Washington, D.C., 12/12/205: The Islamic Circle of North America along with other member organizations of USCMO (US Council of Muslim Organizations) called for a National Muslim Leadership Summit. The summit will take place on December 20, 2015 in Washington, DC area.
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12 11 15
 

An open letter to the Muslim American community

Dec. 12, 2015 – An open letter to the Muslim American community sent to ICNA by the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America:
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12 10 15
 

Fear will not win over faith

​​By Shaykh Abdur Rahman Khan
 
All praises are for Allah, The Almighty, and may His peace and blessing be upon His true servant and final Messenger Muhammad, on his Companions and his household.
 
These days Muslims are being tested; from being mocked at, to threats of direct monitoring and expulsion and even vile remarks towards Allah SWT, The Creator and Sustainer of all that exists.
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