ICOM Joins Legal Brief in Support of Islamic Society of Basking Ridge

New York, NY, May 11, 2016 … The Interfaith Coalition on Mosques (ICOM) today joined a friend-of-the court brief filed on behalf of a coalition of civil rights and interfaith organizations in support of The Islamic Society of Basking Ridge (ISBR). Filed with a federal court in New Jersey, the brief asserts that the Township
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Commentary on Refugee Crisis Mischaracterizes the Issue

“Our hearts are still heavy with recent horrendous terrorist attacks around the globe. The solution, however, cannot be to send those fleeing that same brutality back into the hands of terrorists.”
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Restore the Voting Rights Act – Take Action

November 8 will be the first presidential election in more than 50 years without a fully functioning Voting Rights Act (VRA) to ensure all eligible Americans can vote. In June 2013, in Shelby County v. Holder, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the VRA, essentially gutting the heart of the law.  There were
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ADL New Jersey Recognizes 14 New Jersey Schools for Taking Steps to Combat Bullying and Bias

The Anti-Defamation League’s New Jersey Region designated 14 New Jersey schools in North and Central New Jersey as “No Place For Hate” at a ceremony on May 24th at The Skirball Center for Performing Arts. The ceremony, which recognizes each school’s efforts in creating safe learning environments, bringing awareness to the issues of bullying and bias,
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