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2014-01-22 20:20:06

Ruling allows CAIR lawsuit on behalf of Muslim traveler to go forward WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded a ruling by a federal judge in Virginia that said placement on the government's no-fly list "transforms a person into a second class citizen, or worse." That 32-page opinion, filed today, allows CAIR's lawsuit against the...

2011-06-22 13:16:00

Muslim civil rights group seeks redress for workplace discrimination WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on Air France to apologize to a Muslim worker at Washington Dulles International Airport who was allegedly sent home because she refused to remove her Islamic head scarf, or hijab. [MEDIA NOTE: On Thursday, June 23, CAIR and the University of California, Berkeley's Center for Race and Gender will hold a news...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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