Statements & Press

  • Joint Action to Condemn the Murder of George Floyd

    May 29, 2020
    As an American Muslim organization that upholds the values of mercy, justice, peace, human dignity, and freedom for all, we strongly condemn the murder of George Floyd at the hands of four police officers in Minneapolis this week. Our deepest condolences and solidarity are with Mr. Floyd’s family and community, the city of Minneapolis, and with all African Americans in this country who carry the daily, understandable, unbearable burden of fear for their own lives at the hands of law enforcement.

  • House Introduces the HEROES Act

    May 15, 2020
    Earlier this week, House Democrats introduced a bill, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, which is a follow-up to the CARES Act. The bill is expected to go up for a vote this upcoming Friday, a welcome sight amid a lagging Congressional response to the dramatic health and economic consequences of COVID-19.

  • Trump Immigration Suspension is Nothing but Cynical Opportunism

    April 23, 2020
    The Trump administration is using sinophobia and xenophobia in order to pause immigration, and are claiming that doing so is in the interest of American workers. By doing so, they are reneging on its promise to provide for American workers.

  • Coronavirus Relief Headed to Americans

    March 27, 2020
    President Trump has signed the coronavirus stimulus package that the House of Representatives passed on March 27. The bill provides immediate financial relief to individuals and families impacted by the health and economic consequences of COVID-19. However, it also comes with a litany of problems.

  • Historic Senate Relief Package for Coronavirus Pandemic

    March 25, 2020
    Senators reach deal with Trump Administration for a third piece of legislation to respond to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. While not perfect, this legislation covers historic expansions including direct payments to Americans, public health expansions and business loans.

  • Urging Trump Administration to Ease Iran Sanctions

    March 20, 2020
    In light of the increasingly dire situation in Iran as the country combats the COVID-19 pandemic, we're calling on President Trump, Sec. Mnuchin, and Sec. Pompeo to loosen the administration’s crippling sanctions regime on Iran for 120 days in order to aid the Iranian people’s fight against the virus. 

  • UPDATE: Senate Passes Coronavirus Relief

    March 19, 2020
    You acted and the Senate listened! Last week, we asked you to urge your Senators to push through the GOP’s block on coronavirus legislation. Thanks to your prompt action, the Senate voted in favor of passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act!

  • Joint Statement From the National Muslim Task Force on the Coronavirus

    March 19, 2020
    We released a joint statement with 35 American Muslim organizations on a task force to provide recommendations to our community members for how to maneuver through these trying times and best protect ourselves and one another from harm. 

  • Protect Voting Rights and Public Safety in Response to COVID-19

    March 16, 2020
    We are calling for critical policy changes to the registration and voting process that will ensure the safety of the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. These policies will ensure that our election system not only operates efficiently, but is accessible and safe for all. 

  • Take action: GOP Blocks Coronavirus Emergency Bill

    March 13, 2020
    While Americans are dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic, Senate Republicans have made the situation worse by blocking a congressional effort to pass an emergency paid sick leave bill.


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