NEWS STORY: Muslims ask Supreme Court to remove depiction of Muhammad


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c. 1997 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Some 16 leading American Islamic groups have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to remove a 64-year-old stone bas-relief of the prophet Muhammad from its chamber because they regard it as offensive to Muslims.”This touches a raw nerve,”Salam Al-Marayati, director of the Los Angeles-based Muslim Public Affairs Council,”said Monday […]

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