Obama Backs ‘Ground Zero Mosque’

In a breakthrough for religious freedom, Barack Obama has staunchly defended plans to build an Islamic cultural centre 2 blocks from Ground Zero. While he did acknowledge that Ground Zero was ‘hallowed ground’, he went on to say “our commitment to religious freedom must be unshakeable.”

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