May 25, 2010

Tennessee: Brentwood Mosque A No Go

Which is a good thing. The spokesman, Dr Jaweed Ansari, is a member of the Islamic Medical Association of North America which is connected to the Islamic Society of North America

ISNA focuses heavily on providing Wahhabi theological indoctrination materials to a large percentage of the mosques in North America. Many of these mosques were recently built with Saudi money and are required, by their Saudi benefactors, to strictly follow the dictates of Wahhabi imams -- an edict that affects the tone and content of the sermons given in the mosques, the selection of books and periodicals that may be read in mosque libraries or sold in mosque bookshops, and the policies governing the exclusion or suppression of dissenters from the congregations.
Which is connected to the Muslim Brotherhood. We have written numerous articles on both of these organizations and the connection to the online ehadi's.

Brentwood just dodged a dangerous bullet.

Tennessean

Through e-mails, blogs and word of mouth, opponents told friends and neighbors they were suspicious of the mosque and feared its leaders had ties to terrorist organizations. They encouraged citizens to write letters to the city commission expressing their concerns, including worries about traffic and flooding.

It worked.

On Wednesday night, the mosque's organizers admitted defeat. They withdrew their application to rezone 14 acres on Wilson Pike for a house of worship. Community opposition and the $450,000 cost of building a turn lane made the project untenable.

There comes a time when you have to say, 'We can't do this anymore,' " said Jaweed Ansari, a Brentwood physician and spokesman for the Islamic Center of Williamson County.

It didn't state in the article about ISNA, a simple google search of the good doc's name would have found it

h/t the Bartender

By Stable Hand at 09:25 AM | Comments |