Sterling Heights, Michigan to deny a building permit for the new mosque in the Detroit.
The crowd gathered to support the “NO”.
As reported by WXYZ in Detroit, city hall was filled to capacity with 240 people anxiously awaiting the results. When the 9-0 vote was announced, the hall erupted in applause, with hundreds more outside chanting “No more mosques” and “God Bless America.”
Some residents feared it would potentially be linked to extremism.
One resident said:
“This doesn’t seem like Sterling Heights. I feel like I’m in Baghdad.”