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In April 2018, opponents of the proposed Islamic Life Center in Carmel file a lawsuit to challenge the Board of Zoning Appeals’ approval of the project. After a serious of contentious public hearings that drew record crowds, the board had granted the…

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On December 18, 2019, the Allen County Board of Zoning Appeals denies The Muslim Community Help Center’s request to use a property south of Fort Wayne as an Islamic cemetery. Residents and members of the business community speak in opposition to the…

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In 2014, the Ada County Planning and Zoning Commission issues a CUP for an Islamic cemetery near Kuna. The Islamic Community of Bosniaks in Boise wants to use parts of a 36-acre lot as a burial ground. The property is already zoned for conditional…

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In 2012, the West End Islamic Center proposes to knock down its single-story temporary mosque and replace it with a 35,000-square-foot facility that would include a mosque, classrooms, a daycare, a kitchen, offices and a conference room. Some…

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The Islamic Center of Richmond seeks and receives permission from Henrico County to expand its current facility into a two-story, roughly 30,000-square-foot structure to house a mosque, a daycare center and a school. Shortly after construction begins…

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Councilman Bill DeSteph of Virgina Beach, Virginia, says a city council approved mosque is a threat to national security and has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. He provides no evidence to support his claim, and is the only council member to vote…

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In June 2018, the Appomattox County Planing Commission hears community concerns in response to a rezoning application by the Greater Lynchburg Islamic Association for a cemetery project in the county.

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In December 2016, a federal district court in Tennessee dismisses for lack of subject matter jurisdiction a claim by the Islamic Center of Nashville (ICN) lawsuit challenging a Tennessee property tax exemption law on religious freedom grounds. In…

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In March 2014, opponents of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro cemetery seek a court order to stop the project by challenging the county's approval of the project. Following the approval in January, Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) is reported to…

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In 2015, city officials in Rock Hill, SC deny an exception for cemetery usage to the Islamic Society of South Carolina. The public hearing before the Zoning Board draws a standing-room crowd voicing strong opposition to the project, including…
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