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Baptist Church plans protest on Murfreesboro Mosque

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MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) -

When the controversial mosque opens its doors, members will see signs of opposition next door.

Grace Baptist Church lined up 13 large white crosses in a field across from the new Islamic Center of Murfreesboro.

Church members say they wanted to make a statement regarding their feelings towards the new Mosque.

This is just the latest controversy surrounding the new Islamic Center. It's already been the target of a lawsuit, vandalism, and a bomb threat in the past year.

Mosque opponents have fought construction for two years, arguing that Islam is not a real religion deserving of First Amendment protections and that the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro has terrorist ties.

The mosque could finally open by the end of the week.

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