An Inverness, Florida man has declared this his gun store will not serve Muslim customers in the wake of last week’s attack on a Marine recruiting center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The New York Daily News said that Andy Hallinan, owner of Florida Gun Supply, released a YouTube video on Saturday in which he declared his intention to bar Muslims from the shop.
Backdropped by a Confederate Flag, Hallinan said, “I have a moral and legal responsibility to ensure the safety of all patriots in my community, and so effective immediately, I’m declaring Florida Gun Supply as a Muslim-free zone. I will not arm and train those who wish to do harm to my fellow patriots.”
By Tuesday morning, the video had racked up more than 35,000 views.
“We are in battle, patriots, but not only with Islamic extremism,” Hallinan said. “We’re also in battle against extreme political correctness that threatens our lives, because if we can’t call evil, evil for fear of offending people, then we can’t really defeat our enemies.”
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed a complaint with the Department of Justice regarding Hallinan’s declaration.
“These bigoted declarations are no different than ‘whites only’ signs posted in businesses during a period of our nation’s history that we had hoped was over,” said CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper.
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