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Muslim Day at the Capitol

As one of the nation’s most educated and civically engaged faith communities, American Muslims play a critical role in shaping our society’s social and political fabric.

Recognizing the major influence that Muslims have in the political sphere, CAIR-CA will host its 5th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol on April 25, 2016.

Celebrate Our Achievements

As one of the nation's most integrated and educated faith communities, American Muslims have an important role to play in our society's social and political fabric.

MDAC 2015
SB 178 (CalECPA): Passed
This bill would prohibit a government entity from compelling the production of or access to electronic communication information or electronic device information, as defined, without a search warrant, wiretap order, order for electronic reader records, or subpoena issued pursuant under specified conditions, except for emergency situations, as defined. The bill would also specify the conditions under which a government entity may access electronic device information by means of physical interaction or electronic communication with the device, such as pursuant to a search warrant, wiretap order, or consent of the owner of the device.

AB 953 (Racial Profiling): Passed
This bill would enact the Racial and Identity Profiling Act of 2015, which would, among other changes, revise the definition of racial profiling to instead refer to racial or identity profiling, and make a conforming change to the prohibition against peace officers engaging in that practice.

 

MDAC 2014
SB 828 (Anti-NSA Bill): Passed
Prohibits the state or a state actor from materially supporting or assisting any federal agency in collecting data of any person not based on a warrant that particularly describes the person, place, and thing to be searched or seized. Makes evidence collected from warrant less data collection inadmissible in local or state courts.

MDAC 2013
AB-4 (TRUST Act): Passed
Limits California’s compliance with the controversial Secure Communities program, which has resulted in thousands of unjust costly detentions and deportations of undocumented immigrants.

AB 241: Passed
Strengthens labor protections for domestic workers in California.

MDAC 2012
AB 1964: Passed
Ensures religious freedoms of CA’s minority employees.

AB 1081: Advocated
Keeps immigration enforcement at the federal level and strengthens trust between local police and immigrant communities.