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Muslim leaders in the United States were criticizing New York Gov. David Paterson for his description of the developers of a mosque planned near Ground Zero as peaceful, “almost westernized” Muslims.
On Friday night the mastermind developer of one of the most controversial mosque projects in recent memory broke his silence. In the face of growing opposition, Sharif El-Gamal defended his plans to build an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero
For weeks we’ve heard Gov. David Paterson say he’s got a plan to move the so-called ground zero mosque to another site. On Thursday he’s admitted that his idea is going nowhere.
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is making his support for a proposed mosque near Ground Zero crystal clear through the windows of his apartment overlooking the World Trade Center site.
Republicans seeking to unseat New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer want to see the abortion rights law overturned and want to see the proposed New York City mosque moved farther away from Ground Zero.
Two rallies were being held in Lower Manhattan Sunday, and as CBS 2’s Magee Hickey reports, one is for and one is against the building of a mosque near Ground Zero.
In this week’s edition of Eye On New York, we take a closer look at the Cordoba Initiative, also known as Park 51, and their controversial plans to build a mosque just blocks from Ground Zero.
The imam of the so-called ground zero mosque started his government sponsored tour of the Middle East on Thursday as former Mayor Rudy Giuliani became the latest to suggest a location switch.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday he has “no regrets” about speaking out about the so-called ground zero mosque, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may have some.
President Barack Obama says he has “no regrets” over the comments he made about the right of Muslims to build an Islamic center near the former site of the World Trade Center.
The leader of the Catholic Archdiocese of New York suggested the Ground Zero mosque be moved and as CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reports, he is offering to help broker a deal.
Some 9/11 first responders were criticizing President Obama for getting involved in the Ground Zero mosque controversy but not pushing for passage of the $7 billion Zadroga health bill.
There was a possible resolution in the works Tuesday night in the debate surrounding the proposed mosque and Islamic cultural center near ground zero.
There was strong condemnation Monday from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie of the Democrats and Republicans who have weighed in on the ground zero mosque debate.
President Barack Obama says Muslims have the right to build a mosque at Ground Zero, but he wouldn’t comment Saturday on whether he thinks it’s a good idea.