2 votes
Jan 5, 2016

Let's see....do the people who want to build a mosque own or lease property near the World Trade Center? Do they pay their rent or mortgage on time? Is their mosque in compliance with all building codes, fire safety codes, and all applicable laws? If so, there's nothing we can legally or ethically do about it. We don't get a say in where they have a mosque if they don't break the law by having one. The 1st Amendment protects their right to the free exercise of their religion just like it protects yours and mine, or if you don't want to have a religion, it protects your right not to have one. You aren't obligated to like where people put up a mosque, but you are obligated to let them do it within the confines of the law.

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