We have the best readers, and one alerted us to this little event in Los Angeles today. The Council on American Islamic Relations — CAIR — is announcing that it is launching what it’s calling a “major lawsuit” against the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
On Wednesday, February 23, the Council on American-Islamic Relations of Greater Los Angeles Area (CAIR-LA), the ACLU of Southern California, and the law firm Hadsell, Stormer, Keeny Richardson & Renick LLP will announce a major federal class action lawsuit against the FBI for illegal surveillance of the Muslim community.
WHO: ACLU/SC, CAIR-LA (plaintiffs in the case), Hadsell, Stormer, Keeny, Richardson & Renick LLP
WHAT: Press Conference Announcing Major Lawsuit
WHEN: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: ACLU/SC Office, 1313 W. 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017
CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
Well, in the interests of mutual understanding, let’s all understand that the FBI identified CAIR as a Muslim Brotherhood front years ago.