Issues

MPAC provides a critically-needed American Muslim perspective on important policy developments domestically and internationally.

For each of our platform issues, we publish policy papers, hold Capitol Hill briefings and forums to inform the policy making community, organize Community Town Hall Forums to mobilize American Muslims to get involved, and conduct legislative and governmental advocacy to inform the policy-making process.

Click through below to explore each of our platform issues and relevant work.

National Security and Civil Liberties

As an American Muslim organization, MPAC supports a robust approach to eradicating terrorism, both foreign and domestic. At the same time, our nation can never be truly secure when the civil liberties of any community are curtailed. Research and history show that we must take a holistic approach to addressing all forms

Immigration

MPAC urges the Executive Branch, Congress, and state and local governments to enact comprehensive immigration reform in accordance with the bedrock American principles of openness to all, providing equal opportunities for economic success, and no discrimination based on national origin, race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. 

Human Security

Muslim Public Affairs Council is proud to present Human Security, “The People’s Policy”, a framework for considering the impacts of policy decisions on every day people. Human Security Now is our campaign to push for this framework, which is based on the four freedoms outlined first by President Franklin Delano

Religious Freedom and Human Rights

MPAC firmly defends the right to free belief and expression for people of all faiths or no faith, holds that compulsion of any religion is antithetical to our values, and supports policies that keep affairs of the state separate from the influence of religious ideologies. Additionally, MPAC supports the strong

Palestine

Palestinians have the right to live free from fear of military aggression and Israeli occupation.

You can build a future free from fear and bigotry.

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