A Monument to Tolerance

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Author(s) The New York Times editorial board
Source The New York Times
Date August 3, 2010
URL http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/04/opinion/04wed1.html
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Quotes-start.png "Some of the families of the victims of the attacks, who deserve our respect and sympathy, are uneasy about the mosque. But it would be a greater disservice to the memories of their loved ones to give into the very fear that the terrorists wanted to create and, thus, to abandon the principles of freedom and tolerance." Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position Mosque should be allowed to be built on the topic Park51 controversy.