Sen. Reid says no way to mosque near Ground Zero

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August 17, 2010, 7:13 am
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(NECN/KTVN: Reno, Nevada) - The Senate's top Democrat is coming out against construction of a Mosque near the Ground Zero site.  

Majority Leader Harry Reid says, although Muslims have a legal right to build the Mosque, erecting one near Ground Zero may not be best.

"The Constitution gives us freedom of religion, but I think it's very obvious the mosque should be built someplace else."

Reid is also calling on Republicans to back a Democratic bill that would provide health care aid and compensation for first responders to the 9-11 attacks.

Tags: , New York City, mosque, Harry Reid, Ground Zero
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