From the article: "set fire to the construction equipment at the mosque site"
I'm almost comforted that it was directed at construction equipment. Focus. No one was injured save the insurance company, of course. I'm assuming they had their equipment insured.
But there's a lot of truth to this bit, too:
"And local Christian leaders have rallied to support the mosque. Earlier this summer, the Rev. Russell Richardson, pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, which has a new building next door to the proposed mosque site, told Tennessean religion reporter Bob Smietana,
'If we infringe their freedom, we infringe our freedom.'"