A critical free speech case is developing in Walkersville, MD where the landowner who hoped to sell his property (for millions) to a Muslim group for a religious retreat that would bring up to 10,000 Muslims to the rural town in Frederick Co. MD is now including citizens in his suit. Landowner Moxley was stymied in … Continue reading Landowner Moxley sues citizen’s group in Walkersville case
This news is not totally unexpected, the property owners and their lawyer had hinted that a lawsuit might be brought against the rural town of Walkersville, MD when it had earlier ruled against a special exemption request that would have allowed a large Muslim complex to be built in the town. For background see my … Continue reading Suit filed in Walkersville Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque case
Today the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC) announced it will not pursue a lawsuit against Walkersville for its denial of their special exception request to build a Muslim convention facility adjacent to this rural town. We followed this case at RRW because it happened not far from where we live and it brought the publics’ attention … Continue reading No lawsuit by Ahmadiyya Muslims against the town of Walkersville, MD
Update 2/09/08: Here is another good article on this topic at Red Maryland blog. Be sure to read the comment from a Walkersville resident. Last night, the Board of Zoning Appeals of Walkersville, in Frederick County, MD turned down the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s request to make a special exception and allow the construction of a worship and convention center … Continue reading Walkersville, MD says no to Ahmadiyya Muslim Convention Center
If you are one of our many readers following the Walkersville, MD issue involving a zoning change decision that would allow the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community to build a convention facility on agricultural land adjacent to the town, here is the latest from the Frederick News Post. When I attended the session on Tuesday evening I was … Continue reading Walkersville, MD, still no decision, maybe today?