Hartford's Inclusion of Muslim Prayers in Council Meetings Sparks Outrage
By Stephen Clark
September 08, 2010
The decision by Hartford, Conn., leaders to begin kicking off their council meetings with a Koranic prayer -- in a show of solidarity with Muslims -- led to a busy morning Wednesday for staff members who were bombarded by hate mail overnight.
"All night long, the e-mails have been coming," Petrel Maylor, an executive assistant to Council President Jo Winch, told FoxNews.com. "I've been called everything except a child of God."
Winch, who was holding a news conference Wednesday to explain the change in invocations, gave her blessing to Muslim prayer in a press release Tuesday. the rest
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