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In May 2015, the Walpole Board of Health denies Al-Marhama Islamic Burial Services a special permit to construct a cemetery on three acres of land. The board justifies its decision under reference to potential groundwater contamination because the…

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In April 2021, Horn Lake city officials rejected a proposed mosque on property zoned for houses of worship. Eight months earlier, the city’s planning commission had denied the Muslim community’s CUP application for a cemetery project on the property.…

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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 in opposition to the project, including prejudicial…

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In August 2008, the city government of Walkersville, Maryland, rejected a request for a special exception by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC) to build a religious center on a portion of a 224-acre farm in the agricultural zoning district. The…

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Following public protest in 2015, the Gwinnett County Commission votes unanimously to deny the Community of Bosniaks’ petition for a cemetery. The Community of Bosniaks declined to appeal the denial, although the county’s staff review and planning…
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