Mosque finally gets N.J. town’s blessing after discrimination settlement

A rendering of the proposed mosque that Bernards Township has denied. (Courtesy of Patterson Belknap & Tyler)

BERNARDS TWP. — The township committee voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the construction of a mosque in a Liberty Corner neighborhood as part of a settlement agreement with federal authorities over allegations of discrimination. The settlement ended years of debate and dissension, as well as two federal religious discrimination lawsuits, one from the Justice Department…



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