PT Member quoted in Newsday article on “Ground Zero Mosque”

July 12, 2010

By ANTHONY M. DESTEFANO

…”That is just so out of character for what this nation stands for and the way we conduct ourselves,” Bloomberg told reporters.

The mayor was responding to a question about the recent request by Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Lazio that New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo probe the mosque’s funding…

…Talat Hamdani of Lake Grove, whose NYPD cadet son Mohammad, 23, died at Ground Zero, said calls to investigate the mosque’s finances were “sad.”

“It’s a game plan to undermine the efforts of Muslim-Americans who live here, and just plain bigotry and religious profiling,” Hamdani said.

(Link to article at New York Newsday)

Filed in: Immigration & Civil Liberties, Media Coverage, Rule of Law: Guantanamo and Civil Liberties, Talat Hamdani

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