Poll: Majority opposes mosque near Ground Zero on `sacred ground’

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(RNS) The outcry over the proposed Islamic community center near Ground Zero should not be lumped together with protests against planned mosques in other parts of the country, a new poll suggests. Nearly 60 percent of Americans oppose building an Islamic center or mosque two blocks from the site of the 9/11 terror attacks, but […]

  • gil

    It is not surprising that bigotry of any kind, many kinds, all kinds, still reigns supreme in this country which is claimed to have been started by escapees from religious intolerance in Europe. Of course, the fairy tales of religion are the source of the most and worst bigotry throughout history, resulting in every ugliness from murder on down to spitting and name calling. Religion continues to cause the retardation of the evolution of the human race.