Inverness-based Florida Gun Supply's owner Andy Hallinan declared his store a "Muslim-free Zone," in a politically controversial video posted on his business Facebook page. The post was met with a mix of support and strong criticism, particularly from the Council of American-Islamic Relations, which is calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate federal civil rights violations.
In the video, Hallinan sits in front of a back-drop of a Confederate flag. He begins talking about Southern heritage.
"This flag represents nothing but the rich heritage of the South and the willingness of patriots to stand up against tyranny of all sorts," Hallinan says.