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Tony Perkins Claims There Are Already ‘No-Go Zones’ in America; Dem Rep. Responds

Governor Bobby Jindal warned this week there could be Muslim “no-go zones” in America, but according to evangelist Tony Perkins, they’re (gasp) already here!

Perkins spoke of those supposed “no-go zones” in France (where non-Muslims completely avoid) and then said, “There are some areas in this country that, by –– in effect, has occurred. Dearborn, Michigan is one of the places. There are some places in Minneapolis. I don’t think it’s as clear-cut as what we’ve seen in Europe.”

Congressman Keith Ellison, a Democrat who represents most of Minneapolis (and is a practicing Muslim), sent an open letter to Perkins telling him it’s untrue and inviting him to see for himself:

Listen to the audio below, via Washington Watch:

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