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Pork Left On Steps Of Bridgeport Mosque In Apparent Hate Incident

Posted on AllSides March 22nd, 2024
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BRIDGEPORT, CT — A bag of pork was left at the entrance of Bridgeport's Masjid An Noor in an apparent hate incident during this holy month of Ramadan, according to the Connecticut chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "Muslims are prohibited from eating pork products, and this act was apparently intended to offend and intimidate the Muslim community," CAIR-CT wrote in a news release Saturday. Surveillance footage from the mosque's cameras shows a person leaving the bag, which was later found to contain bacon, the organization said. "Leaving a...

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