Federal Court to Dismiss Designated Terror Group CAIR's Lawsuit against Florida Gun Store’s “Muslim Free Zone”
Our intrepid legal team, the American Freedom Law Center, which has successfully represented us in numerous free speech lawsuits, has won an important victory for freedom against Hamas-CAIR:
“Federal Court Grants AFLC’s Motion to Dismiss CAIR Lawsuit against Florida Gun Store’s ‘Muslim Free Zone,’” American Freedom Law Center, November 24, 2015:
Today (November 24, 2015), a Florida federal judge granted a motion to dismiss filed by the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC), dismissing a lawsuit filed by CAIR Florida against AFLC’s client, Florida Gun Supply.
In the lawsuit, CAIR alleged that Florida Gun Supply’s refusal to equip Islamic terrorists is religious discrimination in violation of Title II of the Civil Rights Act.
On July 29th, CAIR Florida filed the lawsuit against Florida Gun Supply because its owner declared in a YouTube video that his retail gun store is a “Muslim Free Zone” following the Chattanooga, Tennessee terrorist attack in which five service members were gunned down.
The owner of the gun store, Andy Hallinan, refuses to equip the next Paris-type terrorist with dangerous firearms. Consequently, pursuant to its official, written policy, Florida Gun Supply will not serve “[a]nyone who is either directly or indirectly associated with terrorism in any way . . .”
Despite Hallinan’s legitimate concerns about public safety—concerns which have been confirmed most recently with the deadly terrorist attacks in France and the claims by ISIS to engage in similar attacks here in the United States—CAIR Florida sued Florida Gun Supply in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, alleging religious discrimination.