CBS This Morning Blames Cancellation of Muslim Prayer Event at Duke on Franklin Graham

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<p>On Friday,<em> CBS This Morning</em> reported on news that Duke University had cancelled plans to have a Muslim call-to-prayer projected from the school&rsquo;s famous bell tower at the Duke Chapel and, while Duke suggested that there were <strong>&ldquo;several factors&rdquo;</strong> that led to the decision, the segment prominently tied it to Rev. Franklin Graham and subsequent threats against them.</p>

<p>CBS News correspondent Julianna Goldman fretted that the cancellation came as <strong>&ldquo;students, faculty, and administrators spent months working on a new way to make campus feel more inclusive for its 700 Muslims.&rdquo;</strong></p>

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