The issue over the proposed Muslim Cultural Center (not a Mosque) being built in New York City is a classic demonstration of fear and ignorance trying to usurp reason and the Constitution protecting freedom of religion. The purpose of the center is to build bridges between religions, especially moderate Muslims, to counteract the undue influence of radicals and religious terrorists. The fact that it happens to be ‘near’ the 9-11 site is irrelevant. There’s another Mosque nearby that has been there for many years. Should we tear that one down? What about all the nearby food vendors who serve falafel? I say we force ’em to serve hot dogs!
The ‘Mosque’ at ground zero’s derided
By those who are plainly misguided.
But sadly it’s true
There’re too many who
Before checking facts have decided.