Judge Dismisses Ex-Firefighter’s Suit To Block Islamic Center Near Ground Zero | Talking Points Memo

A Manhattan judge has thrown out a lawsuit from a retired firefighter who sued to block construction on the proposed Park51 Islamic Center near Ground Zero, but the conservative group that represented him says it will appeal the decision.The New York Times reported that Justice Paul G. Feinman of the State Supreme Court in Manhattan ruled on Friday that retired firefighter Timothy Brown is “an individual with a strong interest in preservation of the building,” but lacks legal standing to challenge construction of the Islamic Center.

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