RE: Sept. 21 letter – Where Muslims Pray |

RE: Sept. 21 letter – Where Muslims Pray

Whose hallowed ground is it? Who decides where hallowed ground begins and ends? Some of us believe the whole earth is hallowed ground. And how does praying equate with defilement? What makes it okay for one group of people to tell another group of people that they can work in a particular place – provided services to others in that particular place, but not to pray there?

Jews historically have been told to leave their homes and their places of worship and move on. It is a painful history, no doubt about it. Ease that pain by respecting those who have suffered, fought and died to bring us all religious freedom. Then, in their names, stop doing to others what has been done to you.

Eunice Banks

Grass Valley

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