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August 19, 2010 7:08 AM

Uproar over Cordoba Center extends far beyond ground zero

Many Muslims fear that anti-Islam attitudes have reignited with the controversy over building the Cordoba Center — a community center that will contain prayer space — two blocks from ground zero in New York City. The national debate over the mosque was heightened when President Barack Obama said that those wanting to build the Islamic center and mosque have the constitutional right to religious freedom.

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