Aug 17, 2010

Top Senate Democrat opposes ground zero mosque

Senate Democrat leader Harry Reid is opposing plans by a Muslim organization to build an Islamic center near the World Trade Center site.

Senator Reid says the First Amendment protects freedom of religion but also thinks that the mosque should be built someplace else.

Reid faces voters in a tough election this fall in his home state of Nevada. Perhaps Reid is going against Mr. Obama on the ground zero mosque to help his election chances in Nevada. Reid marches lock-step with Obama on every other major issue.

Another politician speaks out on the ground zero mosque issue below: