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Proposed Mosques Spark Opposition in Some U.S. Communities

posted on May 30, 2012

Since 9/11, tensions have been strained over the proposed building of several mosques across America, Judy Keen reports for USA Today. While some oppose the constructions ostensibly for reasons like increased traffic and effects on property values, others see the opposition as “anti-mosque.” Kevin Vodak, director of litigation for the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, says, “The post-9/11 atmosphere has created a lot of fear and hysteria about Muslim institutions.”

Read at USA Today