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Council on American – Islamic relations: We stand with the LGBT community

CAIR executive director Hussam Ayloush, from left, communications coordinator Munira Syeda and deputy executive director and staff attorney Ameena Mirza spoke at a press conference they held at the Council on American Islamic Relations in Anaheim. They introduced PSAs featuring first reponders of Islamic faith that were involved in rescue work during 9/11 and another showing the commonalities of the different religions in America. . ///ADDITIONAL INFO: n.CAIR.0831 - 9/1/10 - ROD VEAL, THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER - The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold a news conference in Anaheim on Wednesday morning to launch a nationwide campaign to combat what they say is growing anti-Muslim fears. The PSA will focus on 911 and feature Muslin first responders.
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The Council on American – Islamic relations had a message to LGBT Communities in the United States and specifically in Orlando, Florida:

We are with you, we are grieving with you, and we support you.
We are all Americans, and we stand together.

CAIR’s vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding.

CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.


CAIR supports free enterprise, freedom of religion and freedom of expression.
CAIR is committed to protecting the civil rights of all Americans, regardless of faith.
CAIR supports domestic policies that promote civil rights, diversity and freedom of religion.
CAIR opposes domestic policies that limit civil rights, permit racial, ethnic or religious profiling, infringe on due process, or that prevent Muslims and others from participating fully in American civic life.
CAIR is a natural ally of groups, religious or secular, that advocate justice and human rights in America and around the world.
CAIR supports foreign policies that help create free and equitable trade, encourage human rights and promote representative government based on socio-economic justice.
CAIR believes the active practice of Islam strengthens the social and religious fabric of our nation.
CAIR condemns all acts of violence against civilians by any individual, group or state.
CAIR advocates dialogue between faith communities both in America and worldwide.
CAIR supports equal and complementary rights and responsibilities for men and women.

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