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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 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 March 2019, the Maryum Islamic Center receives online threats in response to a fundraising dinner for a new Islamic Center in Howard County. The threats come less than a week after the mosque massacres of Christchurch, New Zealand. As authorities…

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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 October 2017, vandals spray painted “TRUMP”, a racial slur for Muslims, and a swastika on the campaign poster of a Muslim city council candidate in front of the construction site of a local mosque in Raleigh, NC. A re-zoning application for the…

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In April 2009, the Madison County Planning and Zoning Board rejects the Mississippi Muslim Association’s building application for a mosque over concerns about sewage and water utilities after the City of Madison refuses to provide sewage service.…

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An Islamic Center was considering purchasing one of three parcels of land near the university on which to erect a student center. In preliminary discussions with city officials, what everyone agreed were legitimate concerns about parking and…

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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 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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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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