Take a serious look at the Muslim world. The treatment of women, the treatment of criminals (cutting off limbs), Sharia lawAmerican Thinker: Top ten reasons why sharia is bad for all societies, and come back and say that you agree with this sort of belief system.
"It's not that I'm afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens." Woody Allen.
That's part of free speech.
But telling them they can't build a mosque goes beyond criticism. That is a restriction of their freedom of religion.
Not to mention that Indonesia - the largest Muslim nation in the world has elected a female Prime Minister - something many "Christian" nations haven't done.
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You should also look up the history of the Progressive movement and its deep roots in quite overt Christianity. To this day, the tenets of "progressive" thought are indeed those ideas at the heart of Christianity.
2001-2008: Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
2009-2016: Dissent is the highest form of racism.
2017-? (Probably): Dissent is the highest form of misogyny.
Are you going to attack the Amish next? They live by many of the same customs. Women cover their heads, and many other similarities. The way muslims choose to observe their religion is none of your business or anyone else's. We are fighting terrorism, not religious expression. All these comments about their observation of customs is irrelevant.