Posts Tagged ‘ freedom of religion ’

Reid against plan to build mosque near ground zero

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

The Senate’s top Democrat on Monday came out against plans to build a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, moving away from President Barack Obama on the controversial election-year issue. Locked in a tight race, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid became the highest profile Democrat to respond to Obama, who last week
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Reid breaks with Obama, opposes mosque

Aug 16th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Breaking with President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced his opposition Monday to an Islamic mosque and cultural center being sited a few blocks from Ground Zero in New York. The construction of the center, which has come under fire and become a talking point for Republicans, was supported
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Obama supports ‘the right’ for ground zero mosque

Aug 14th, 2010 | By admin

Weighing his words carefully on a fiery political issue, President Barack Obama said Saturday that Muslims have the right to build a mosque near New York’s Ground Zero, but he did not say whether he believes it is a good idea to do so. Obama commented during a trip to Florida, where he expanded on
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Mosque Near Ground Zero Clears Key Hurdle

Aug 3rd, 2010 | By admin

After a protracted battle that set off a national debate over the freedom of religion, a Muslim center and mosque to be built two blocks from ground zero surmounted a final hurdle on Tuesday.…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | Free Website Translator