08/24/2010

Cops quell dual protests at Ground Zero mosque site

NYPD cops keep the peace between one side shouting, "No clubhouse for terrorists" and the other side chanting, "Fascists go home"

By Reuven Fenton, Perry Chiaramonte and Jeremy Olshan
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Rage-filled Ground Zero mosque foes and supporters yesterday hurled insults at each other, brandished taunting signs, and had to be cordoned off by cops at dueling rallies near the controversial site.

Shouting, "U-S-A, U-S-A!" behind police barricades, about 500 mosque foes clutched signs demanding, "No clubhouse for terrorists," and featuring the word "SHARIA" - or Islamic law - written in red letters made to look like blood dripping.

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