TEMECULA (AP)  — A group opposing plans to build a mosque in an inland city east of Los Angeles has filed an appeal with Temecula’s Planning Commission.

An organization called Concerned American Citizens filed the appeal Thursday, arguing that the panel showed favoritism to the Islamic Center of Temecula Valley.

Resident George Rombach writes that the panel violated federal law and the Constitution by favoring the mosque over other religious institutions, which were held to higher standards on

land-use issues like parking and environmental reviews.

The city’s director of planning, Patrick Richardson, says his staff treated the mosque like any other religious facility at the long and contentious commission meeting on Dec. 1.

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Comments (3)
  1. Mikce says:

    No Muslim can be trusted! Evict them and close the mosques

  2. wally says:

    stop the haterate, promote peace and not violence, how fast we forget what happened in oklahoma, timmy was suppose to be an american, need I say more. leave the muslims alone and all this stereotyping will fade away and maybe then we can all live in harmony.

  3. LEXUSRY says:

    IF THEY BUILT THIS MOSQUE PLACE, THEIR LEADERS WILL BECOME SO RICH DOING NOTHING BUT COLLECT MONEY. ABRACADEBRA