Azi Paybarah : author of The Empire blog
From the Siena poll today showing that 61 percent of New Yorkers oppose building an Islamic center near Ground Zero, a closer look at who the opposition is:
Catholics: 45-22 percent agree with opponents
Jews: 52-11 percent agree with opponents
Protestants: 43-16 percent agree with opponents
College educated: 44-22 percent agree with opponents
A footnote to these Siena poll numbers is the fact the the Union for Reform Judaism, representing more than 900 congregations across North America and 1.5 million Reform Jews, has voiced support for the construction of the mosque.
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