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Judge approves BZA mosque cemetery
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Judge approves BZA mosque cemetery By: SAM STOCKARD, Post Contributor A Davidson County judge Thursday upheld a decision by the Rutherford County Board of Zoning Appeals allowing burials at the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro site. Senior Judge Paul Summers, who […]

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Murfreesboro mosque hearing gets heated in courthouse hallway
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The battle over a cemetery being planned at a Murfreesboro mosque didn’t end when Monday’s hearing did. Afterwards, a heated confrontation erupted in a courthouse hallway involving supporters and opponents.




Victoria Jackson Files To Run For Tennessee County Commission Seat
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I couldn’t pass up on this story. Good ole’ Victoria Jackson is continuing her life-long parody of all things right-wing by being uber-right and confusing all of us as to whether she actually believes in the wacky things she says.




Rep. Scott DesJarlais ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Muslim Cemetery In Tennessee
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By Michael Allen (Opposing Views)

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) recently expressed his “deep” concern about a proposed cemetery for Muslims in Murfreesboro, Tenn.




Festival booth sparks outrage in Bartlett
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BARTLETT, TN -(WMC-TV) – A booth at a festival for family fun is sparking outrage in Bartlett. Action News 5 received calls about a booth covered with anti-Muslim displays. One caller was too afraid to go on camera, but stated she found the display inappropriate and offensive.




Nashville rabbi offers Murfreesboro mosque trip invite on Yom Kippur
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The rabbi of Nashville’s largest and longest-practicing synagogue used the most holy night of the Jewish year to invite his congregation on an unusual trip.Going to the beleaguered mosque in Murfreesboro, he told them Friday, is part of Yom Kippur’s call to introspection.




Murfreesboro mosque leader says enough’s enough
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MURFREESBORO — An Islamic Center of Murfreesboro leader Tuesday questioned why plaintiffs opposed to government approval of mosque construction continue to appeal their case.




Muslim group says Coffee County meeting was ‘hijacked’
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Middle Tennessee got socked by outside instigators who “hijacked” a public meeting last week, turning what was meant to be a step toward harmony into something more akin to a KKK rally, according to a member of the Muslim panel that sponsored the event.




Freedom of speech under attack by Islamophobes in Tennessee
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I’ve noted before that Pamela Geller Does Not Understand Freedom of Speech when she found fault with American Muslims and others for denouncing her hate ads. This she called an attempt to “impose blasphemy restrictions on free speech”.




U.S. Attorney Bill Killian greeted by hostile crowd at Manchester, Tenn., free speech event
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MANCHESTER, Tenn. — U.S. Attorney Bill Killian was greeted with shouts of “traitor,” “serpent,” and calls to “resign” or “go home” Tuesday night at an event aimed at improving relations between local residents and their Muslim neighbors.