ACTION ALERT: Urge Governor Not to Sign Child Placement Bill Allowing Discrimination

The Michigan chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today urged voters and other concerned residents in that state to call Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to voice opposition to a bill that would allow religious discrimination by organizations receiving state funding for child placement services. The Michigan Senate yesterday passed House Bill 4188, an…

CAIR-MI Seeks Resignation of School Board VP for Posting Anti-Muslim Hate on Facebook

(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 6/10/2015) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today called for the resignation of a Roseville, Mich., school board member who – for the second time – posted an anti-Muslim message on Facebook. Roseville Community Schools Board of Education Vice President Alfredo Francesconi posted an image yesterday from Jan…

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hearing on CAIR-MI Lawsuit Against Advance America Cash Advance for Denying Service to Muslim Woman

(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 6/9/2015) – On Wednesday, June 10, Federal District Court Judge Avern Cohn will hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) against Advance America Cash Advance for denying a Muslim Arab-American woman money order services at one of its locations. The lawsuit was filed…