CAIR-Chicago’s Governmental Relations Coordinator Sadiya Ahmed, along with other members of the Civil Liberties Coalition of Illinois (CLCI), met with the District Director for Congresswoman Melissa Bean on Monday, January 9, 2006 at her district office in Schaumburg.
The meeting was held to discuss Bean’s position the Patriot Act and her vote in favor of the Patriot Act Conference Report in December. Bean, a Democrat, is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Illinois 8th Congressional District. As a follow-up to the meeting, the CLCI is planning on hosting a townhall meeting to discuss the status of civil liberties and the Patriot Act in the 8th district. A formal invitation will be sent to Congresswoman Bean inviting her to speak and local press will be invited.
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