In Tenn., Mosque Location Isn't The Issue: Religion Is

August 19, 2010

Author: Blake Farmer

Source: NPR

Many of the opponents of a proposed Islamic center near the World Trade Center site have made the case that an Islamic center is fine — just not there. But in other parts of the country, people are saying, "Not here, either." A new Islamic center is going up near Nashville, Tenn., and as in New York, the proposal has fractured the community along a divide over religious freedom.