Using her Twitter accounted, Palin wrote: “Peaceful New Yorkers, pls refute the Ground Zero mosque plan if you believe catastrophic pain caused @ Twin Towers site is too raw, too real.” The tweet was first reported by The Hill.
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The mosque is part of a complex called Cordoba House, a project that has
The planned mosque has divided
But Cuomo backs the project.
“This country is about religious freedom. If there is a central premise to the founding for this nation, it is religious freedom and it is that government doesn’t pick religions,” Cuomo said this month.
Here’s how the Cordoba Initiative – a group that says its aim is to improve Muslim-West relations – describes the project:
“This proposed project is about promoting integration, tolerance of difference and community cohesion through arts and culture. Cordoba House will provide a place where individuals, regardless of their backgrounds, will find a center of learning, art and culture; and most importantly, a center guided by Islamic values in their truest form – compassion, generosity, and respect for all.”