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Pelosi supports mosque, but wants info on funding

NBC's Shawna Thomas reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi weighed in on the New York City mosque controversy.

Pelosi said she supports the mosque, but wants to see where the group is getting its funding.

New York first responders have been upset of the lack of action on the 9/11 Health and Compensation. Pelosi also calls for support of that act:

"The freedom of religion is a Constitutional right. Where a place of worship is located is a local decision.

"I support the statement made by the Interfaith Alliance that 'We agree with the ADL that there is a need for transparency about who is funding the effort to build this Islamic center. At the same time, we should also ask who is funding the attacks against the construction of the center.'

"For all of those expressing concern about the 9/11 families, we call upon them to join us in support of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act."