March 24, 2006, - 4:41 pm
By Debbie Schlussel
Where is CAIR (the Council on American Islamic Relations) on Christian convert Abdul Rahman, who faces death in Afghanistan for “abandoning Islam”?
Michelle Malkin quoted CAIR’s press release calling for Rahman’s freedom. But it was just lip service. Today, She linked to a number of sites featuring pics of today’s rally at the Afghani Embassy in DC, which she says was attended by about 40 people. Funny, we didn’t see CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper’s mug or any women wearing hijabs in the photo.
Yet, when it came to anti-American, anti-Israel, pan-Islamist “journalist” Jill Carroll, they held multiple press conferences and flew all the way to Amman, Jordan. Gee, we doubt their travel agent has gotten the call to fly Hooper or CAIR executive director Nihad Awad to Kabul.
And CAIR didn’t ask anyone to attend today’s rally to save Abdul Rahman’s life. On the other hand, CAIR did e-mail its members to attend a supporting illegal immigrants and protesting the slightly tougher immigration legislation before Congress, Monday.
CAIR-DC: MUSLIMS TO JOIN RALLY FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/23/2006) – On Monday, March 27, a coalition of groups urging immigration reforms that will treat immigrants humanely and provide undocumented workers with a path to citizenship will hold an interfaith prayer service and rally in Washington, D.C. Similar events are scheduled to take place that day in communities across the nation. SEE: http://www.cirnow.org/content/en/events_main.htm
WHAT: Rally calling for a path to citizenship for the undocumented, family reunification, worker rights, the Dream Act and other basic civil liberties.
WHERE: West Lawn of the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.
WHEN: March 27, 2006, 11 a.m. (One hundred interfaith religious leaders will gather in front of the Dirksen Senate Office Building between 12:30 and 1 p.m.)
The event is organized to coincide with Monday’s Senate Judiciary Committee review of Chairman Specter’s recommended immigration reform measures.
CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Corey Saylor, 202-488-8787 or 571-278-4658, E-Mail: email@example.com
In case you didn’t know them before, now you know CAIR’s priorities: Illegal aliens, Na’am (Yes); Christians’ lives in Afghanistan, Leh (No).
Maybe CAIR is still reeling from losing the absurd fight they picked with Andy Whitehead.
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