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If you are the victim of a hate crime, what would you do? Who would you call? What are the laws in your city or state that could protect you?

Now there's a mobile app for that.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations launched a new civil rights app this week called "Making Democracy Work for Everyone." It allows users to quickly report bias incidents they experience, "an important feature during a period of increased hate incidents targeting American Muslims and other minority groups," says a CAIR press release.

"It has been on the back burner for some time. It's development got accelerated though with the election of Donald Trump," CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper tells CNN.


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