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Florence, KY
In August 2010, Florence, KY witnesses public opposition to a proposal by the Islamic Center of Northern Kentucky to move from a rented storefront facility in a strip mall to a purpose-built mosque on a 5.5 acre lot. Opponents create a website and…

Mayfield, KY
In late August 2010, the Mayfield Board of Zoning Adjustments nullifies its previous permit for a group of Somali-born Muslims to use a rented storefront building in the downtown business district for worship. The Board later reverses its decision…

Bullitt County, KY
In February 2013, the Bullitt County Board of Adjustments rejects the Louisville Islamic Center’s application for a conditional-use permit for an Islamic cemetery on land zoned agricultural. Several citizens had voiced concerns over groundwater,…
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