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Tomorrow the Supreme Court Will Choose Whether to Act on One of the Worst Anti-Muslim Rulings in Years

Later today, a young Muslim activist by the name of Noor Elashi and the President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Michael Ratner, will unite in Lower Manhattan to address a crowd of supporters on behalf of “The Holy Land Five.”

The rally is a display of solidarity as the Supreme Court decides whether they will hear the group’s appeal following a 2008 conviction for alleged crimes under the Material Support to Terrorists statute.

In many ways, the anticipation of the October 26 decision by the Court is a win or go home affair. Continue reading