Two of New York's top leaders are still divided over plans for a mosque near Ground Zero.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg hosted Muslims at a Ramadan dinner last night and reaffirmed his support for the project.
He said he's against any efforts to move the mosque and Islamic community center to another location, but governor David Paterson continues to push for meetings to talk about moving the mosque.
"We're making an appeal. We're not telling anyone what to do with their rights. We don't do that in this country," Paterson said.
"If we say that a mosque or a community center should not be built near the perimeter of the World Trade center site, we would compromise our commitment to fighting terror with freedom. We would undercut the values and principles that so many heroes died protecting," Bloomberg said.
Some of the mosque developers attended that Ramadan dinner. They have not made any public comments about proposals to build at a different site.