It has established a Facebook group, launched a petition for Californians to express their opposition and offered a public comment template that streamlines the process for community members to voice their concerns to the Instructional Quality Commission.
Hussam Ayloush is a senior official on the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and, as a representative of District 60 of California, was a delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. His Twitter and Facebook pages state that “for over 14 years, I have been a fundraiser and activist for many Democratic Party campaigns. I have also helped register thousands of new voters. I work for a national civil liberties organization (CAIR-CA).”
As scenes of tear gas being used against angry foreigners hurling rocks and storming the fence on the U.S.’s southern border appear in the media, they are a stark reminder of similar images depicting the conflict on Israel’s southern border. A closer look reveals that seemingly unconnected events in Israel were precursors, opening up the door for similar horrors to befall the rest of the world.
According to California officials, the death toll from the worst fires in the state’s history has risen to 25. Authorities have also reported that at least 110 people are still missing. There are a total of three fires currently burning. The largest, the so-called Camp Fire, was thought started by careless campers.