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In October 2014, the Islamic Association of Northern Kentucky receives a conditional use permit for its learning center on Garrard Street. Neighbors had filed complaints over the use of the center for Friday congregational worship. Other issues…

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In March 2017, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the permit for a Muslim cemetery after the board’s attorney had warned the county would face religious discrimination claims. Although the county’s planning staff and…

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In November 2017, the Tyrone Township Planning Commission holds a public meeting at which a Muslim developer’s proposal for a green cemetery is discussed. The proposal draws critique from residents primarily concerned with the potential groundwater…

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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 2011, a Lutheran school building in Bloomington, MN was converted into the Dar al Farooq Center. Since then, there have been controversies over the center’s disruption of the lives of other residents, as well as how facilities should be shared…

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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 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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In December 2019, the Allen County Board of Zoning Appeals rejects by a vote of 4-1 a cemetery proposal by the Muslin Community Help Association of Fort Wayne, citing insufficient planning and justification behind the proposed size of the cemetery…
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