Many of the opponents to a proposed mosque near Ground Zero have made the case that an Islamic Center is fine, ‘just not here.’ In Tennessee, many are saying ‘not here, either.’ Two Islamic centers are going up around Nashville – one in Murfreesboro and another in Antioch. Just like in New York, the proposals have divided the community over religious freedom. WPLN’s Blake Farmer has the story.
By: Blake Farmer
Blake Farmer is WPLN's assistant news director, but he wears many hats - reporter, editor and host. He covers the Tennessee state capitol while also keeping an eye on Fort Campbell and business trends, frequently contributing to national programs. Born in Tennessee and educated in Texas, Blake has called Nashville home for most of his life.
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