New York's Mayor Bloomberg got it right today as he
eloquently defended the Muslim community center to be built near Ground
Zero. Full speech here.
"The attack was an act of war, and our first responders defended not
only our city, but our country and our constitution. We do not honor
their lives by denying the very constitutional rights they died
protecting. We honor their lives by defending those rights and the
freedoms that the terrorists attacked...Muslims are as much a part of our city and our country as the people
of any faith... And there is no neighborhood in this city that is
off-limits to God's love and mercy."