Statements & Press

  • MPAC Firmly Denounces the Failure of the  Criminal Justice System for Breonna Taylor

    September 24, 2020
    Yesterday’s grand jury decision to indict only one Louisville police officer in the case of the murder of Breonna Taylor was a miscarriage of justice to her family, to the people of Louisville, and to the ideals of this country. MPAC firmly denounces this decision that has left a family, community, and nation in grief and outrage.

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  • Trump’s Islamophobic Nominee for Director of OPM Can Not Be Confirmed

    September 11, 2020
    John Gibbs is the latest Nominee by the Trump administration. If approved, he will take over the Office of Personnel Management, serving a four-year appointment. However, this appointment raises red flags for stakeholders, as the Nominee will be responsible for leading the chief human resources agency for the Federal government.

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  • Declare Rittenhouse what he is--a terrorist

    August 28, 2020
    17 year-old Kyle Rittenhouse deputized himself as a protector of police and law enforcement, but he was catalyzed by fear mongering that led him to commit acts of terror on innocent civilians. Join us in demanding that America's domestic terrorism laws are properly applied.

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  • MPAC Stands with the NBA Players

    August 27, 2020
    The NBA’s players are on strike. While they were always uneasy about returning to play amid the growing social unrest, the police murder of Jacob Blake was the last straw. By withholding their labor, the NBA’s players are showing how serious they are about political change.

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  • What Muslims Want Heading into the 2020 General Election

    August 24, 2020
    Tomorrow a coalition of national Muslim organizations will release the results of their pre-election “Muslims in America Policy Poll” - an online survey of 1,500 Muslims in America that highlights issue and policy priorities of the Muslim community just months before the 2020 General Election.

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  • A Statement of Solidarity

    August 24, 2020
    In a nation which has in its most sacred text-; the U.S. Constitution, a promise of protection from cruel and unusual Punishment-- we ask why Jacob Blake was not protected? What could ever justify 8 bullets in the back? How many more Black men and women have to face a similar fate before justice is served?

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  • We Need More American Muslims in Public Life | Op-Ed

    August 21, 2020
    As the dire need for diversity and inclusion in our highest offices of government becomes an urgent part of the national conversation, we're calling for our fellow American Muslims to make their voices heard. It's time for American Muslims to be considered commensurate to our contributions.

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  • National Muslim Task Force's COVID-19 Eid ul-Adha Recommendations

    July 27, 2020
    With Eid ul-Adha approaching, the National Muslim Task Force has released a joint statement to provide recommendations to our community members for how to maneuver during the ongoing threat of COVID-19, and how to best protect ourselves and one another from harm.

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  • House Passes Historic Muslim Civil Rights Bill

    July 22, 2020
    The NO BAN Act would would outright prohibit any future president from using religious discrimination as a basis for restricting immigration. Now the bill will travel to the Senate, where it will likely be rejected. However, hope for the repeal of the Muslim Ban and complete passage of the NO BAN Act looms over the horizon this November, in the form of the potential presidency of former Vice President Joe Biden.

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  • The NO BAN Act is Finally Up for a Vote

    July 21, 2020
    After the COVID-19 outbreak and the vote for the NO BAN Act was delayed, we called on Congress to make it a priority upon their return from recess. Now, they finally will. Not only would this legislation weaken immigration restrictions, but it would also make good on this country’s values of religious freedom and providing refuge to those fleeing persecution and seeking a better life.

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