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Saturday, July 16, 2016
DLNR Seeks Nominations for Game Management Commission
By News Release @ 4:14 PM :: 2655 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment

House Bill 1041, establishing a statewide Game Management Advisory Commission was signed into law as Act 210, on July 5, 2016....

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Saturday, July 09, 2016
Rifle Association: Six Lawyers Working on Hawaii ‘Rap Back’ Lawsuit
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:01 AM :: 2986 Views :: Second Amendment
“The 1986 Firearm Owners’ Protection Act is very explicit,” he told me. “This [measure] is not legal.”
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Friday, July 08, 2016
Hawaii Rap Back Law Coordinated with Obama Administration?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:59 PM :: 2575 Views :: Second Amendment

...documents may point to efforts by the administration to advocate for the controversial new linking of Hawaii’s gun database with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s “Rap Back” program....

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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Hawaii Gun Owners May Be Monitored More Closely Than Criminals
By News Release @ 3:40 AM :: 3287 Views :: Second Amendment

...the bill took effect immediately upon Ige's approval....

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Friday, June 24, 2016
Hawaii Passes First of Its Kind Gun Legislation
By Selected News Articles @ 12:52 PM :: 2529 Views :: Second Amendment

"The lawful acquisition, possession, carrying, or use of a firearm does not justify subjecting citizens to ongoing monitoring," the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action....

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Ige Signs Rap Back: Hawaii Gun Owners to be Placed in FBI Database
By News Release @ 8:06 PM :: 3834 Views :: Second Amendment

Rifle Association: “High Likelihood of Legal Action”....

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
DLNR Closing Mauna Kea, Bringing in Helicopters for Sheep Eradication
By News Release @ 2:13 AM :: 3820 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Second Amendment

...aerial shooting from helicopters of feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids....

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Thursday, June 09, 2016
Peruta v San Diego: 9th Circuit Finds No Right to Carry Concealed Firearms in Hawaii, California
By Selected News Articles @ 10:24 PM :: 2407 Views :: Second Amendment

We have been reporting on the saga of the Peruta case for a number of years....

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Monday, May 30, 2016
Hawaii Bill Would Database Gun Owners For Special Scrutiny
By Selected News Articles @ 5:29 AM :: 5073 Views :: Second Amendment

Hawaii Senate Bill 2954 was passed by the state legislature and now awaits the signature of Gov. David Ige ....

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Saturday, May 28, 2016
“Rap Back”: A New Federal Firearm Registry
By News Release @ 2:26 PM :: 2863 Views :: Second Amendment

The primary intended use of “Rap Back” appears to be for persons on probation, those who are the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation--and now for Hawaii gun owners ....

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
SB2954--Hawaii Could Be First to Put Gun Owners in Federal Database
By Selected News Articles @ 3:55 PM :: 3738 Views :: Second Amendment

...But only if Gov Ige signs SB2954, now sitting on his desk, into law....

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Friday, May 06, 2016
Three Anti-Gun Bills on Ige’s Desk
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 2651 Views :: Second Amendment

...on Tuesday, May 3, the Hawaii State Legislature passed Senate Bill 2647, which will now join House Bill 625 and Senate Bill 2954 on Governor Ige’s desk....

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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Hawaii: Two Anti-Gun Bills Enrolled to Governor
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 2504 Views :: Second Amendment

This week, two anti-gun bills, House Bill 625 and Senate Bill 2954 were enrolled to the Governor for his consideration.  Additionally, final action may soon be taken on two other anti-gun bills, House Bill 2632 and Senate Bill 2647....

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Friday, April 22, 2016
Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills Moving Through Conference Committee Process
By News Release @ 6:02 PM :: 2655 Views :: Second Amendment

...the conference committee on Senate Bill 2954 recommended that the Senate concur with the House amendments that were made to SB 2954.  This bill will now go back to the Senate for final concurrence.  Additionally, House Bill 2632 has been scheduled for a conference committee hearing....

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016
SB2954: Anti-Gun Bill Scheduled for Conference Committee Hearing Tomorrow
By News Release @ 11:07 PM :: 2435 Views :: Second Amendment

...input law-abiding Hawaii gun owners into a federal biometric database, managed by the FBI, for continuous monitoring....

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016
America’s First Freedom: Trouble In Paradise
By Selected News Articles @ 3:34 PM :: 2472 Views :: Second Amendment

...threatening to make the state’s already-restrictive gun laws even more onerous for law-abiding gun owners....

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Saturday, April 16, 2016
Handgun Ban: Northern Mariana Islands Flout Court Ruling
By News Release @ 10:21 PM :: 2572 Views :: Second Amendment
Two weeks ago, we reported on the end of the final handgun ban in the United States....
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Friday, April 15, 2016
Hawaii: Four Anti-Gun Bills Heading for Conference Committee
By News Release @ 6:55 PM :: 3569 Views :: Second Amendment

Yesterday,  House Bill 625, House Bill 2632, House Bill 2629 and Senate Bill 2647 all passed their final floor votes in the Senate and House, respectively....

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Thursday, April 14, 2016
Ward: Firearms Bill Violates Federal Law
By Rep Gene Ward @ 6:59 PM :: 2554 Views :: Second Amendment
Rep. Ward opposes SB2954 “Rap back system.”
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Sunday, April 10, 2016
Hawaii: Five Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Floor Votes This Week
By News Release @ 8:59 PM :: 3245 Views :: Second Amendment

...four anti-gun bills, House Bill 625, House Bill 2632, House Bill 2629 and Senate Bill 2647 were given notice to be placed on the Senate and House floor calendars for next Tuesday, April 12....

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Wednesday, April 06, 2016
SB2954: Hawaii to Join FBI Biometric Database?
By News Release @ 1:47 AM :: 2444 Views :: Second Amendment

Senate Bill 2954 could be scheduled for third and final read at any time....

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Saturday, April 02, 2016
Northern Mariana Judge Strikes Down Last Handgun Ban in USA
By News Release @ 3:29 PM :: 2309 Views :: Second Amendment

In 2013, married couple David and Li-Rong Radich sought firearm licenses for self-defense after Li-Rong was attacked in their home....

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills: One Down, Three to Go
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 4674 Views :: Second Amendment

At today's meeting of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor, three of the four bad gun bills were passed and the fourth was deferred....

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Sunday, March 27, 2016
Hawaii Apprentice Hunting Bill Advancing through Legislature with Bipartisan Support
By News Release @ 9:53 PM :: 2203 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Bill 2026 would establish the Hawaii apprentice hunting license program....

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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Hawaii: Four Anti-Gun Bills Before Senate Judiciary Committee
By News Release @ 12:52 PM :: 2144 Views :: Second Amendment

Yesterday, the Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee heard ....

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Sunday, March 20, 2016
Hawaii: Assault on your Second Amendment Rights Continues
By News Release @ 6:14 AM :: 2929 Views :: Second Amendment

On Tuesday, March 22, House Bill 1813, the Terrorist Watchlist Bill, is scheduled for a hearing....

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Anti-Gun Bills Deferred
By News Release @ 7:41 PM :: 1917 Views :: Second Amendment

...Decision on all three BAD gun bills heard by the Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs was deferred until next Tuesday, March 22....

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Anti-Gun Bills up for Senate Vote
By News Release @ 11:44 PM :: 4131 Views :: Second Amendment

...Deadline to submit testimony, 1:45pm Wednesday March 16....

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Thursday, March 03, 2016
Hawaii: Legislation that Violates Due Process Could be Voted on in the House Tomorrow
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 2205 Views :: Second Amendment

House Bill 1813, sponsored by state Representative Karl Rhoads,would prohibit an individual whose name appears on the deeply flawed and inaccurate “Terrorist Watchlist,” from owning or possessing firearms and ammunition.....

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Monday, February 29, 2016
SB2956: Involuntary Commitment of Mentally Ill Without Court Order
By News Release @ 1:31 AM :: 3023 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

...the Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee, will give decision on  SB2956  Tuesday March 1....

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for House Judiciary Committee Hearing This Week
By News Release @ 8:21 PM :: 2599 Views :: Second Amendment

Three anti-gun bills are scheduled to be heard in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, February 25, and Friday, February 26....

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
HB2528: Shooting Range for Kailua-Kona
By News Release @ 6:49 PM :: 2167 Views :: Second Amendment

...scheduled for a hearing in the House Finance Committee on Thursday, Feb 25, 2016....

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
HB2632: Many Excuses to Take Your Guns
By News Release @ 11:51 PM :: 2827 Views :: Second Amendment
Requires the county police to seize all firearms immediately from any person disqualified ....
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Gun Grab: Ivory Bill Scheduled for Senate Vote on Monday
By News Release @ 1:34 AM :: 2424 Views :: Second Amendment

On Monday, February 22, Senate Bill 2647, is scheduled for a Senate floor vote....

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Sunday, February 14, 2016
Second Amendment Bills on the Move in Legislature
By News Release @ 2:38 PM :: 2533 Views :: Second Amendment

2nd Amendment supporters are severely threatened this year....

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Hawaii: Two Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearing Feb 10
By News Release @ 2:29 AM :: 1896 Views :: Second Amendment

February 10, two anti-gun bills are scheduled to be heard in the Hawaii State Legislature....

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Mauna Kea: DLNR to Shoot Sheep from Helicopters (again)
By News Release @ 2:18 AM :: 2456 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment

February 10 and 11, and May, 4 and 5, 2016....

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Thursday, January 07, 2016
Hawaii House Republicans Urge NRA to Reject Willes Lee Nomination
By News Release @ 4:35 AM :: 2471 Views :: Second Amendment

House Minority Caucus urges NRA’s Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre to scrap nomination of Wiles Lee to their Board of Directors....

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Thursday, January 07, 2016
Oregon Standoff: Cooperative Management vs Federal Control
By Video @ 4:26 AM :: 3434 Views :: Environment, Land Use, Second Amendment

Full Transcript of Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) Floor Speech January 5, 2016....

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Thursday, January 07, 2016
Support Hawaii Pro-Gun Legislators
By News Release @ 4:09 AM :: 2087 Views :: Second Amendment

Two of our most supportive Legislators are holding fundraisers....

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Monday, January 04, 2016
Gun Control Nuts Tout Hawaii as Example
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 2617 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

Alaska, Louisiana Have Highest Gun Death Rates in the Nation; Hawaii, Rhode Island Have Lowest....

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Monday, December 14, 2015
Court Of Appeals: Pig Hunting is a Traditional Hawaiian Practice (In This Case)
By Robert Thomas @ 1:48 AM :: 3243 Views :: Land Use, Second Amendment

Pig hunting in this case involved dogs and a knife, not guns....

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Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Retired Hawaii police officers frustrated by barriers to concealed carry
By Selected News Articles @ 1:06 AM :: 3193 Views :: Law Enforcement, Second Amendment
...Tom Fratinardo, a retired police officer, is trying to obtain concealed carry authorization under the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act.…
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Thursday, November 12, 2015
UK citizen with green card sues Honolulu police over denial of firearm permit
By Selected News Articles @ 10:07 PM :: 2838 Views :: Second Amendment

...Hawaii only granted permits to U.S. citizens until a federal judge in Honolulu last year ruled that's unconstitutional.  The department is trying to get around that ruling....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Mauna Kea: DLNR Schedules Aerial Eradication ‘Simultaneous’ to Telescope Work
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 3385 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, Second Amendment

"As local workers prepare to begin work at the TMT site, we want to remind people of other simultaneous activities that may be occurring on the mountain.”

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Sunday, November 01, 2015
63% of Americans Blame Mental Health—Not Guns—for Mass Shootings
By Selected News Articles @ 1:58 PM :: 2397 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

...mass shootings in this country are more a reflection of problems identifying and treating people with mental health problems....

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Sunday, October 25, 2015
Applications Sought for DLNR Hawaii Island Advisory Council
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 3372 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Second Amendment

Completed applications must be received by December 22, 2015....

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Saturday, September 05, 2015
Honolulu Gun Destruction Reveals Radical Gun Control Agenda
By Selected News Articles @ 11:53 AM :: 2186 Views :: Second Amendment

...the City of Honolulu and the police department were intent on destroying over 2,300 used firearms worth an estimated $575,000, rather than raise revenue by selling them....

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Monday, August 31, 2015
Honolulu: Mayor Caldwell Gives up $575,000 to aid Gun Manufacturers
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 AM :: 3363 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

The Caldwell administration is deeply dysfunctional....

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Monday, August 17, 2015
NRA: Honolulu's Shame
By Selected News Articles @ 4:44 PM :: 3313 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

...straight out of a Michael Bloomberg gun-ban training manual....

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