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Florida Muslim group vows to fight removal of Islamic center as voting site
One of Florida's largest Muslim advocacy groups says it plans to take legal action over the elimination of a prominent Islamic community center as a voting site for the November election.
Susan Bucher, the head of Palm Beach County's elections department, caused outrage earlier this month by removing the Islamic Center of Boca Raton (ICBR) from the list of approved election sites after receiving calls from several dozen voters who said they would be "uncomfortable" voting there.
Her decision prompted allegations of bigotry and discrimination from mosque leaders and criticism from the city's US representative, Lois Frankel, who said religious freedom and the right to vote were "both fundamental to our democracy".
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