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Supreme Court Hears Zubik v. Burwell Religious Freedom Case

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Last month, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights joined the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, and National Urban League in filing an amicus brief in the Zubik v. Burwell Supreme Court case. The Zubik case, which challenges whether a one page … Read More

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Civil and Human Rights Coalition Expresses Concern over Security Hearings Focused on American Muslims

Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights sent a letter to Chairman Peter King expressing concern about the upcoming hearings scheduled in the Committee on Homeland Security on the “radicalization of the American Muslim community and homegrown terrorists.” In light of recent anti-Muslim discourse and Chairman King’s charged rhetoric surrounding the hearings, The Leadership … Read More

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Interfaith Coalition to Address Anti-Muslim Discrimination

Thursday, September 9, 2010

A group of religious leaders have formed an interfaith coalition to aid Muslim communities facing rising discrimination and opposition in building or expanding their places of worship.The Interfaith Coalition on Mosques (ICOM) is composed of people and organizations from different faith traditions, including groups such as the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the Interfaith Alliance and the … Read More

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LCCR Coalition Members Appointed to President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Friday, February 6, 2009

Yesterday, two LCCR coalition members – Rabbi David Saperstein, director and counsel of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (the RAC), and Father Larry J. Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA – were appointed to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.The President’s Advisory Council is part of the new White House Office of Faith-Based … Read More

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