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Mosques

OXFORD, Miss. — A federal judge in Mississippi encouraged the city of Horn Lake and its board of aldermen to voluntarily enter into settlement negotiations with individuals who were denied approval to build a mosque. The mosque founders allege the project was denied due to anti-Muslim prejudice and that an alderman told a local newspaper: “I don’t care what they say, their religion says they can lie or do anything to the Jews or gentiles because we’re not Muslims.”

Read the order here and the complaint here

Categories / Briefs, Civil Rights, Government, Religion

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