Skip to comments.CAIR membership plummets [has declined more than 90 percent....]
Posted on 06/11/2007 2:19:15 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
CAIR membership plummets
June 11, 2007
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE / DEVELOPING: Membership in the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has declined more than 90 percent since the 2001 terrorist attacks, Audrey Hudson will report in Tuesday's editions of The Washington Times.
According to tax documents obtained by The Times, the number of reported members spiraled down from more than 29,000 in 2000 to less than 1,700 in 2006, a loss of membership that caused the Muslim rights group's annual income from dues to drop from $732,765 in 2000, when yearly dues cost $25, to $58,750 last year, when the group charged $35.
The organization instead is relying on about two dozen individual donors a year to contribute the majority of the money for CAIR's budget, which reached nearly $3 million last year.
Asked about the decline, Parvez Ahmed, CAIR board chairman, pointed to the number of individual donors to the organization.
"We are proud that our grass-roots support in the American Muslim community has allowed CAIR to grow from having eight chapters and offices in 2001 to having 33 today," Mr. Ahmed said.
The self-described civil liberties organization for Muslims seeks to portray "a positive image of Islam" through public relations and the media, but has instead alienated some by defending questionable accusations of discrimination.
Critics of the organization say they are not surprised membership is sagging, and that a recent decision by the Justice Department to name CAIR as "unindicted co-conspirators" in a federal case against another foundation charged with providing funds to a terrorist group could discourage new members.
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Are you saying that its bad if I am pleased that CAIRs membership is declining and that their grass roots movement is being shown to be funding by a hand full of people?
Now that the liquid has been drawn off, the solids can be taken to landfill?
When they get down to zero then I’ll be happy.
Are they afraid for their own safety or have they gone underground?
The organization instead is relying on about two dozen individual donors a year to contribute the majority of the money for CAIR’s budget, which reached nearly $3 million last year.
Names, we want names!
This would make it apparent to me that not all Muslims are kill crazy terrorists. Hopefully the rest will drop out and the US will investigate those few who are left and their big donations.
I’d bet they are on the Treasury Watch list.......
“According to tax documents obtained by The Times, the number of reported members spiraled down from more than 29,000 in 2000 to less than 1,700 in 2006, a loss of membership that caused the Muslim rights group’s annual income from dues to drop from $732,765 in 2000, when yearly dues cost $25, to $58,750 last year, when the group charged $35.”
Ok, so they now pay their dues in cash, don’put their names on the membership rolls, and CAIR reports less income.
So then the Terrorists are losing the war.
There is no more deserving organization in America to see itself implode than CAIR.
Okay, the Democratic Party and Planned Parenthood should suffer the same fate..
Yes, but the media treats them like they are a credible civil rights organization that defends poor downtrodden members of the misunderstood death cult.
I’m glad to see that American Muslims are refusing to support this group.
I guess the ones that are left are the hard core haters. Maybe it’s time to deport them all.
Sounds like the Episcopal Church.
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