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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Imagine a Mosque at Ground Zero.Can You Imagine Two...?

It is hard to imagine why the site where the worst terrorist attack in American history, perpetrated in the name of Islam, seems like a fitting site for a tribute to that religion, but plans are now underway for a second mosque close to Ground Zero.In case you missed it, the first announcement of plans to build a mosque close to the site of the World Trade Center came last week. The structure, Cordoba House, is being underwritten by the American Society for Muslim Advancement. The building selected to house the 13-story cultural center is one that was damaged by the debris from one of the jetliners flown into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. And just in case your blood isn’t quite at the boiling point, get a load of the date selected for the grand opening: Sept. 11, 2011.This time around the message is even more “in your face,” if such a thing is possible. The website of Masjid Manhattan, the organization raising funds for the construction, features a banner that taunts: “Build the ‘House of Allah’ next to the World Trade Center! Help us raise the flag of ‘LA ILLAH ILLA ALLAH’ in downtown Manhattan.”According to FOX News, the group has already raised $8.5 million in donations. Once it has secured another $2.5 million, construction on the mosque will begin...

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