Islamic Cultural Center
Despite assurances from its developer, an overwhelming number of New Yorkers want prosecutors to keep tabs on the financing for the proposed mosque and cultural center near Ground Zero.
Community Board-1 President Julie Menin intially voted in favor of the proposed Islamic center. That was before the project mushroomed into a divisive, paralyzing discourse.
There was a possible resolution in the works Tuesday night in the debate surrounding the proposed mosque and Islamic cultural center near ground zero.
The president created a firestorm of reaction when he showed support for the Ground Zero mosque Friday night. This weekend, as CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown reports, he’s clarifying his comments.