Islamic Center Divides County Opinion

June 20, 2010

Author: Scott Broden and Doug Davis

Source: Tennessean/Daily News Journal

Inflammatory comments over a new Islamic center south of Murfreesboro have residents and professionals arguing their points while many more are calling it one of the ugliest displays of religious intolerance in the county’s history.

Questions of whether the public was given adequate notice about the proposed mosque on Veals Road off Bradyville Pike quickly devolved into outright attacks against Muslims’ faith during the public comment portion of Thursday’s Rutherford County Commission meeting.