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Opponent of NYC Islamic center becomes advocate for mosques nationwide
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Stephen Prothero, a prominent religion professor and CNN Belief Blog contributor, said the ADL’s opposition to the Lower Manhattan Islamic center showed that the group and its leader, Abraham L. Foxman, “no longer occupy a moral high ground.”

Adam Chandler: Prominent Park51 Opponent: Stop Anti-Muslim Bigotry
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In a benumbing turn of events, Abe Foxman, chief of the influential Anti-Defamation League and opponent of Park51 — the so-called Ground Zero Mosque — gave a speech this week decrying the rising culture of anti-Islam bigotry.

Parvez Ahmed: Any Common Ground in the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Debate?
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Thus, it is not surprising that a majority of New Yorkers acting on such perceptions oppose the construction of an Islamic community center and mosque called the Cordoba Center, two blocks from where the World Trade Center once stood.