Plan for Mosque in Tennessee Town Draws Criticism from Residents

A plan to build an Islamic community center in the middle-Tennessee town of Murfreesboro sparked an eruption of ugly criticism on Thursday from some residents who don't want a mosque built in their backyard. More than 600 people turned out for a meeting of the Rutherford County Commission Thursday night, with some sharing their opposition in public comments that at times turned intolerant. "We have a duty to investigate anyone under the banner of Islam," Allen Jackson, the pastor of World...Full Story
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