As part of its ongoing effort to combat anti-Muslim bigotry, ADL has:
Exposed several groups promoting conspiratorial anti-Muslim agendas.
Spoke out against anti-Muslim hate crimes.
Spoke out against anti-Shari'a efforts and exposed the driving force behind those efforts.
Denounced anti-Muslim bigotry emanating from politicians.
Created the Interfaith Coalition on Mosques to deal with a disturbing rise in discrimination against Muslims trying to build or expand mosques across the U.S.
Worked with a broad coalition of civil rights and religious organizations – including many Arab, Sikh, and Muslim organizations -- to secure enactment of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act in October, 2009.
Defended Muslim Americans against discrimination, including defending the right of a Muslim woman to wear a hijab in court and another to wear one at work.
Defended Rep. Ellison's right to take the oath of office on a Koran instead of a Bible.
Issued a press release and placed a full-page New York Times ad, immediately after 9/11, calling on all to cease the "unjustified acts of prejudice against Muslims, Arab Americans and others."