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In early 2020, the Harford Islamic Center faces vocal opposition and online threats in response to their plan to convert an existing barn in a rural zone of Bel Air into a mosque. At a subsequent public meeting of the Development Advisory Committee…

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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…

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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…

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In 2008, the Islamic Center of Henrico submits a proposal to rezone a 5.2-acre lot in order to build a 10,000-square-foot mosque and community center. Mosque opponents raise concerns about increased noise and traffic. After Henrico County denies the…

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In February 2009, the Muslim Friends of Florida eventually receive approval from the St. Lucie County Commission for a scaled-down version of a site-plan they had proposed the previous year. The approval follows months of public opposition that…

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In April 2018, the Orange County Board of Commissioners votes to grant the Aisha Cultural Center permission for a special exception to convert a landscaping warehouse into a community center. Despite the planning staff’s recommendation for approval,…

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A documented account of Case No. IL_03, occurring in Berkeley, IL, 60163 from 2004 to 2008

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The Village of Morton Grove denies a Muslim school a special use permit to add a mosque and increased classroom space on its 4.5-acre property. The denial follows intense opposition from community members voicing concerns over traffic, parking, and…

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As the Muslim community in Antioch, Tennessee, had grown rapidly in the years leading up to 2010, the Islamic Center of Tennessee hoped to purchase an old movie theater in Davidson County with plans to convert complex space into a mosque and…

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After more than thirty years in the community, the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro (ICM) encounters fierce opposition in 2010 when the county approves ICM’s plans to build a new mosque for its growing congregation. Efforts to thwart the building…
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