Obama Defends Mosque To Be Built At Ground Zero

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President Obama gave the proposed mosque near Ground Zero a clear and powerful endorsement last night, saying the country’s “commitment to religious freedom must be unshakeable.”

“Let me be clear: as a citizen, and as President, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country,” the President said to applause from the 90 guests at a White House dinner Room celebrating the holy month of Ramadan.

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