Ground Zero 'Mosque' Clears Major Hurdle: What Do You Think of the Plan and Controversy?

The so-called 'Ground Zero mosque' cleared a major hurdle today, although opponents vow they'll continue to fight its construction in lower Manhattan. New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously voted down a proposal to give landmark status to an 1850s Italian Renaissance palazzo-style building that once housed a Burlington Coat factory. The building is used for Islamic prayer services. Before the vote, Commission board member Stephen Byrns said the panel did not consider...Full Story
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