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Florida Gun Store Sets Up A 'Muslim-Free Zone' After Chattanooga Shooting

The owner of a gun store in Florida is responding to last week's shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which killed five service members, by declaring his store a "Muslim-free zone." Andy Hallinan, the owner of Florida Gun Supply, said in an online video that he has a "moral and legal responsibility" to protect "all patriots." 

"I will not arm and train those who wish to do harm to my fellow patriot," Hallinan said.

But does such a ban have any legal precedent? In the video above, Hassan Shibly, the executive director of the Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, explains to HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski why his organization is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate the legality of the ban, which he considers hypocritical.

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