Muslim leaders in Connecticut are asking police to ensure that they can worship without being harassed after a group was confronted on Friday.

Worshipers at the Masjid An-Noor mosque in Bridgeport were confronted by about a dozen members of Texas-based Operation Save America last Friday and the protesters left after about an hour.

"This is a war in America and we are taking it to the mosques around the country," Flip Benham, of Dallas, Texas, organizer of the protest, said, yelling at the worshipers with a bullhorn, the Connecticut Post reports.

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