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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday January 05, 2020 ( 2 items )  

CAIR-Alabama Calls for Corrective Action After Mobile Police Officers Posted 'Homeless Quilt'
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, Jan. 1 -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations issued the following news release: The Alabama chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Alabama), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, called for corrective action after officers posted on social media a 'Homeless Quilt' that ridiculed homeless people, to insure no member of the department engages in similar activity in the future. The Facebook post showed two police offic  more

Southern Poverty Law Center Issues Statement on Hanukkah Celebration Attacks
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, Dec. 31 -- Southern Poverty Law Center issued the following statement by Interim President and CEO Karen Baynes-Dunning in response to an anti-Semitic attack during Hanukkah celebrations in New York: "Once again we have seen innocent people violently attacked as they gather to celebrate and practice their faith. Anti-Semitism has reared its destructive head and violated members of the Jewish community. "When any one of us is attacked, we are all at risk. This is a time in   more