Federal Judge Allows Tennessee Mosque To Open, Against Anti-Muslim Opposition
Submitted by Cheston Catalano
Attempts to prevent a Murfreesboro, TN mosque from opening have failed.
The Justice Department is accusing Rutherford County of violating the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 by holding the mosque to a different standard than other religious institutions built in the county. The Islamic Center argued that it was being unconstitutionally blocked “merely because local anti-Islamic protests have made the mosque controversial.”