KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Kennesaw's mayor is urging the city council, which rejected plans for a mosque at a strip mall, to reconsider the issue.
Mayor Mark Mathews on Sunday told The Marietta Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1yt5kPn) that he would like to see the issue brought up at the council's meeting Wednesday night.
The city council last week voted 4-1 against the request. About 10 protesters had gathered outside City Hall before the vote, waving American flags and signs saying "no mosque."
The application requested the use of a 2,200-square-foot suite in a shopping center off Jiles Road as a prayer hall.
The Marietta newspaper reports that if one council member asks to reconsider the mosque's application, then a majority of the council would have to agree to look at the application again on Wednesday.
Information from: Marietta Daily Journal, http://mdjonline.com/