Controversial 'Ground Zero Mosque' Likely to Clear Major Hurdle, Commissioner Says

A controversial mosque near the site of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center towers is expected to clear a major hurdle despite an outcry from many New Yorkers, some politicians and a major Jewish group. The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission is expected to reject a proposal on Tuesday to landmark a 19th century building that current stands on the site where a Muslim group wants to build a community center that would be home to the so-called "Ground Zero mosque." Landmarking the...Full Story
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