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In Tennessee mosque fight, religious freedom trumps Islamophobia

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Ryan Colby 202-349-7219

Janesville Gazette, June 12, 2014

Moreover, many local religious groups rallied in support of the Muslim community. Students at Middle Tennessee State University helped form Middle Tennesseans for Religious Freedom, a grassroots effort to counter anti-mosque protests. And the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty—one of the nation’s most effective defenders of free exercise of religion for all—provided legal support.