“Personally, when I watched the video, I was horrified,” said Dawud Walid, Executive Director for CAIR-MI.
They’re taking to social media to urge local Muslims to stop using the word “abeed.”
The Thomas More Law Center sued the Council on American-Islamic Relations in 2012, saying its Michigan director violated free speech rights.
Michigan had provided Kosher meals to the state’s Jewish inmates but had not made similar accommodations Muslim convicts.
Police say the culprit hits the mosque during prayer services, stealing personal items.
The only two McDonald’s restaurants in the United States that serve food prepared according to Islamic law have stopped doing so.
CAIR says it’s concerned the accounts are considered risky because of the holders’ religion or ethnicity.
The Michigan Department of Corrections is being sued by a civil rights group on behalf of Muslim inmates.
A judge is expected to finalize Wednesday a $700,000 settlement between McDonald’s Corp. and members of Michigan’s Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.
A Muslim rights group is urging Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to veto legislation designed to block use of Islamic law in the state should it reach his desk.