Muslims in TN Face Resistance to Cemetery Plans

December 25, 2004

Source: Yahoo News

Wire Service: AP

On December 25, 2004 the Associated Press reported, "Muslims planned to turn an old sod farm near Memphis into a cemetery, but angry neighbors protested, complaining the burial ground could become a staging ground for terrorists or spread disease from unembalmed bodies. It was not the first time a group faced opposition when trying to build a cemetery or a mosque, but the dispute stood out for the clarity of its anti-Muslim rhetoric."