Browse Items (46 total)

  • Tags: Public Campaign

Image_01_IN_02.png
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…

image_03_plan_memphisislamiccenter.jpg
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…

lynchburg-first.png
On July 18, 2018, the Appomattox County Planning Commission announced that the Greater Lynchburg Islamic Association had withdrawn its petition for a conditional use permit to operate a cemetery on an 8-acre property zoned agricultural. The county’s…

bellavista_ar.gif
In September 2010, two residents speak at a work session of the Bella Vista City Council to urge the Council to ban the construction of mosques and practice of Sharia Law in Bella Vista. The City Council takes no action on the issue.

al-farooq_FB.jpeg
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…

image_01_mosque-front.jpg
Having outgrown their cramped rental space on Carothers Street in Brentwood, TN, the Islamic Center of Williamson County (ICWC) submits plans to rezone a 14-acre plot of land to construct a 12,000-square foot mosque and community center in April…

image_01.png
In February 2013, the Bullitt County Board of Adjustments rejects the Louisville Islamic Center’s application for a conditional-use permit for an Islamic cemetery on land zoned agricultural. Several citizens had voiced concerns over groundwater,…

Screen Shot 2021-08-02 at 10.16.03 AM.png
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…

MN_10_image_02.png
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…

image_01.jpeg
After construction began for a new cemetery in 2016, Cobb County residents spoke out at the BOC meeting to stop the project. The cemetery project had received the required special-use permit earlier that year. A public hearing was not required under…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2