Democracy Now: Muslims Allowed to Worship at Embattled Tennessee Mosque

A federal judge has sided with efforts by Muslims in Tennessee to begin worshipping at an Islamic center and mosque in Murfreesboro, 35 miles outside of Nashville. The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro has come under repeated attacks including arson and vandalism and was denied a critical building permit in June. But on Wednesday, Judge Todd Campbell of Federal District Court in Nashville issued an order granting worshippers access to the mosque in time for Ramadan, which begins on Thursday.

~ by wheresthemic on July 19, 2012.

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