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Saturday, March 2, 2024
Lawsuit Against Honolulu City and County for Infringing on Concealed Carry Rights
By News Release @ 9:11 PM :: 348 Views :: Second Amendment

... Honolulu's procedures for issuing CCW permits unduly delay and obstruct law-abiding citizens' ability to obtain them ....

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
SB3196: Senate Committee Trickery on Gun Control Bill
By News Release @ 11:35 PM :: 524 Views :: Second Amendment

... the fight is not over ....

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Friday, February 23, 2024
Ninth Circuit to rehear Hawaii butterfly knife ban
By Court House News @ 5:59 PM :: 797 Views :: Second Amendment

... The Ninth Circuit restored Hawaii's 1993 ban on butterfly knives while agreeing to take on an appeal of the decision that the knife is protected under the Second Amendment ....

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Decision Making Hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee
By NRA ILA @ 8:03 PM :: 909 Views :: Second Amendment

... Senate Bill 3196 and Senate Bill 2845 will place further restrictions on your Second Amendment Rights by expanding the existing "assault pistol" ban to include certain rifles and shotguns and implementing new age restrictions for ammunition ....

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Monday, February 19, 2024
SB3196 Bans Many Types of Guns
By Selected News Articles @ 6:43 PM :: 1286 Views :: Second Amendment

... Bans all shotguns capable of accepting more than 5 rounds ....

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Friday, February 16, 2024
Gun bills pass Hawaii Senate committee
By Selected News Articles @ 2:12 PM :: 1221 Views :: Second Amendment

... multiple bills that would restrict access to firearm use ....

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Three Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled to be Heard
By NRA ILA @ 10:53 PM :: 1448 Views :: Second Amendment

... utilize taxpayer dollars to create a state level propaganda arm to further the anti-gun agenda ....

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Saturday, February 10, 2024
SB3196: More Gun Control on the Agenda
By News Release @ 8:56 PM :: 1863 Views :: Second Amendment

... SB3196 significantly expands the existing assault weapons ban, including stricter regulations on assault rifles, shotguns, and high-capacity magazines ....

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Friday, February 9, 2024
'Spirit of Aloha' Hawaii Supreme Court gun ruling brings praise and ridicule
By Selected News Articles @ 1:17 PM :: 1744 Views :: Second Amendment

...A ruling by the Hawaii Supreme Court saying "there is no state constitutional right to carry a firearm in public"....

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Thursday, February 8, 2024
Hawaii Supreme Court Rejects Major Second Amendment Rulings in New Gun-Carry Decision
By Selected News Articles @ 2:45 AM :: 1672 Views :: Second Amendment

“The history of the Hawaiian Islands does not include a society where armed people move about the community to possibly combat the deadly aims of others.” -- Supreme Court without laughing

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Sunday, January 21, 2024
Did you Buy a Gun and a Bible? Feds Sift Thru Bank Transactions Looking for 'Domestic Terrorists'
By Selected News Articles @ 5:15 PM :: 1425 Views :: First Amendment, Second Amendment

... All-American consumerism by a completely peaceful and law-abiding citizen somehow threatens the people running my own country into the ground ....

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Friday, December 29, 2023
HPD: No Gun Permits for Next 40 Days
By News Release @ 3:08 PM :: 1759 Views :: Second Amendment

... The recent decision by Police Chief Logan to require people to be certified by nonexistent instructors means that NO ONE can purchase a handgun or rifle until ....

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Saturday, December 16, 2023
Hearing Set for Honolulu PD Concealed Carry Rules
By News Release @ 11:58 PM :: 1380 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... at HPD HQ Jan 9, 2024, 10am ....

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Saturday, December 16, 2023
Big Island: Gun License Denial Leads to Lawsuit
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 1405 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of Hawaii's firearm permitting scheme, arguing that it grants law enforcement officials too much discretion ....

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Thursday, December 14, 2023
Hawai‘i State Capitol gets metal detectors
By News Release @ 11:25 PM :: 1072 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

... Beginning Monday, December 18, the Hawai‘i State Capitol will join 37 other state capitols that have incorporated metal detection into their security measures ....

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Friday, November 17, 2023
NRA Challenges Hawaii’s “Sensitive Places” Gun Law
By News Release @ 1:57 PM :: 1367 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii “sensitive places” law makes it illegal to carry firearms throughout most of the state ....

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Monday, November 13, 2023
Gun Violence: Westside Legislators Push Back Against Grace, Fevella
By News Release @ 5:39 PM :: 2846 Views :: Honolulu County, Gambling, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

"We are disappointed that one of our colleagues has chosen to align themselves with a group of people promoting hate and bullying."

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Friday, November 10, 2023
Trap & skeet ranges at Koko Head Shooting Complex reopening this weekend
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 1361 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Skeet Range opening Saturday, Nov. 11, Trap Range reopening Sunday, Nov. 12 ....

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Thursday, November 9, 2023
17 State Coalition Against Unconstitutional Hawaii Firearm Carry Ban
By News Release @ 2:20 AM :: 1672 Views :: Second Amendment

... 17 state attorneys general oppose Hawaii’s unconstitutional gun ban which prohibits the carry or possession of firearms in designated “sensitive” places ....

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Friday, November 3, 2023
Court Blocks Parts of Honolulu ‘Sensitive Places’ Gun Law
By News Release @ 4:38 AM :: 1669 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Due to our "sensitive places lawsuit," Honolulu is no longer able to enforce parts of its sensitive places ordinance ....

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Saturday, October 21, 2023
​Judge rules California assault weapons ban unconstitutional
By Court House News @ 10:32 PM :: 1626 Views :: Second Amendment

... under a pair of landmark U.S. Supreme Court rulings expanding gun rights, the prohibition on semi-automatic rifles ownership is unconstitutional ....

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Hawaii AG Appeals Butterfly Knife Ruling
By News Release @ 1:23 AM :: 1504 Views :: Second Amendment

... The petition seeks a full en banc review of a panel opinion issued in Teter v. Lopez on August 7, 2023 that invalidated Hawaii’s butterfly knife ban ....

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Sunday, October 1, 2023
2A Victory: Hawaii County Concealed Carry Rules Rejected by Court
By Selected News Articles @ 6:30 AM :: 2020 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... Hawaii County must use the same form as Honolulu ....

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Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Hawaii cannot prevent gun owners from carrying in many public areas — for now
By Court House News @ 3:06 PM :: 2454 Views :: Second Amendment

... A federal judge has temporarily enjoined Hawaii from enforcing a brand-new law that would block open carrying in public areas, like local beaches ....

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Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Temporary Restraining Order Granted in Hawaii Second Amendment Case
By News Release @ 1:01 AM :: 2406 Views :: Second Amendment

... Federal Judge Kobayashi issued her verdict on the TRO request in the case of Wolford v. Lopez ....

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Monday, August 7, 2023
Court: Hawaii Butterfly Knife Ban Violates Second Amendment
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 2366 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii Butterfly Knife Ban Violates Second Amendment: So the Ninth Circuit held today (Teter v. Lopez), in an opinion by Judge Carlos Bea, joined by Judges Daniel Collins and Kenneth Lee ....

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Thursday, August 3, 2023
All Hawaii Firearms training affidavits void January 1, 2024
By News Release @ 3:00 PM :: 5096 Views :: Second Amendment

... If you have ever taken a handgun class in Hawaii required to purchase a firearm.  Starting January 1st, 2024, you will need to take that class again ....

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Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Are Hawaii's legal Gun Owners a Threat to Democracy?  An illegal paramilitary group?  Politically violent?  Lawyers representing the State seem to think so.
By Selected News Articles @ 4:31 AM :: 2871 Views :: Second Amendment

... The State Attorney General's office has sought the assistance of lawyers from the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy & Protection at Georgetown University Law Center ....

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Friday, July 14, 2023
Gun Industry Group Sues Over Hawaii 'Nuisance' Law
By News Release @ 2:09 AM :: 1575 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii’s recently-enacted public nuisance law will allow frivolous lawsuits against members of the firearm industry for the criminal and negligent misuse of firearms by remote third parties ....

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Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Lawsuit Challenges Hawaii's 'Sensitive Places' Gun Law
By News Release @ 4:33 AM :: 1638 Views :: Second Amendment

... The lawsuit targets several problematic provisions within ACT 52, including the ban on carrying firearms at parks, beaches, banks, restaurants that serve alcohol, and their adjacent parking areas ....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Hawaii Gun Registration Applications Drop
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 1942 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... 21,881 personal/private firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2022, marking a 6.1% decrease ....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023
​Sailor Wins Right to Register Guns
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 3225 Views :: Military, Second Amendment

... City and state to pay $130K to settle gun owner’s lawsuit ....

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Saturday, June 3, 2023
Green signs bill banning concealed firearms in 'sensitive places'
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 AM :: 1602 Views :: Second Amendment

... The bill could lead to lawsuits ....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Owning a firearm in Hawaii is about to get more expensive
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 AM :: 2200 Views :: Second Amendment, Cost of Living

... Recently, state legislators proposed a bill that, if passed, would increase the costs associated with obtaining and carrying a firearm for self-defense ....

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Friday, May 26, 2023
Hawaii Settles Lawsuit Allowing for Carrying of Billies for Self-Defense
By News Release @ 1:52 AM :: 1993 Views :: Second Amendment

... On May 23, 2023, a settlement was reached in the case of Yukutake vs Shikada, which challenged Hawaii's law on carrying batons in public for self-defense ....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Hawaii Next? California sued over Law Allowing Lawsuits Against Gun Manufacturers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:23 PM :: 1602 Views :: Second Amendment

... The National Shooting Sports Foundation argues the new state law is unconstitutional ....

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Tuesday, May 9, 2023
SB1230: A one-finger salute at our military
By News Release @ 3:48 PM :: 2326 Views :: Military, Second Amendment

... under this soon-to-be law, service members are going to be denied their basic fundamental right to bear arms for lawful purposes ....

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Tuesday, May 9, 2023
​Hawaii's new gun laws could lead to lawsuits, group says
By Selected News Articles @ 3:42 PM :: 2164 Views :: Second Amendment

"... they wanted to pass a bill that was as extreme as they thought they could get away with ...."

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Friday, May 5, 2023
HB426: Bankrupt Firearms Industry with Lawsuits
By NRA ILA @ 4:45 PM :: 2024 Views :: Second Amendment

... Governor Josh Green signed House Bill 426 to open the door for anti-gun zealots to bankrupt the firearm industry with frivolous lawsuits in order to prevent law-abiding citizens from accessing firearms ....

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Wednesday, May 3, 2023
SB1230 Allows Storage of Loaded Firearms in Vehicle
By NRA ILA @ 8:01 PM :: 2185 Views :: Second Amendment

... Every year more than 350,000 firearms are stolen from vehicles and today state legislators added Hawaii to the list of states where leavening loaded firearms unattended in a vehicle is legal ....

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Friday, April 14, 2023
HB426: Hawaii State Senate Passes Bill to Bankrupt Firearm Industry
By NRA ILA @ 8:01 PM :: 2233 Views :: Second Amendment

... HB 426 has been transmitted to Governor Josh Green’s desk for his signature ....

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Friday, April 14, 2023
Koko Head Shooting Complex reopening April 29 with lots of new rules
By News Release @ 7:54 PM :: 2564 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Weekend schedule, free online reservations implemented due to current staffing shortage ....

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Friday, April 14, 2023
Lawmakers continue to hammer out details on public firearms ban
By Selected News Articles @ 6:06 AM :: 2019 Views :: Second Amendment

... Senate President Ronald Kouchi said members of the conference committee would be named at a later date ....

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Monday, April 10, 2023
Hawaii AG Brings in Billionaire's Lawyer to Fight Against Second Amendment
By Selected News Articles @ 5:47 PM :: 2234 Views :: Second Amendment

... 'EveryTown' is an anti-gun organization backed by billionaire Mike Bloomberg ....

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Monday, April 10, 2023
Hawaii: Two Anti-Gun Bills Eligible for Floor Votes
By NRA ILA @ 5:38 PM :: 2092 Views :: Second Amendment

... House Bill 426 and Senate Bill 1230 ....

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Saturday, April 1, 2023
KĀKOU: Hawaiʻi’s Town Hall  -- Concealed Carry: Should the Government Restrict Where Guns Are Allowed?
By Video @ 5:40 AM :: 2087 Views :: Second Amendment

... PBS Hawai‘i is bringing together community leaders and citizens with varied perspectives to discuss next steps ....

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Saturday, April 1, 2023
Blangiardi signs Bill 57, designating 'sensitive places' for firearms on Oʻahu
By News Release @ 1:27 AM :: 1980 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... The bill, which was passed by the Honolulu City Council earlier this month, goes into effect on May 1, 2023 ....

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Gun Bills: Legislative Update
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 1971 Views :: Second Amendment

... many bad changes to Hawaii's gun laws ....

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Thursday, March 23, 2023
Koko Head Archery Range reopening Friday, March 24
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 1801 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Pistol and rifle ranges at the Koko Head Shooting Complex on-track for reopening in April 2023 ....

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Monday, March 20, 2023
Hawaii lawmakers considering sweeping gun control bill
By Selected News Articles @ 10:37 PM :: 1817 Views :: Second Amendment

... The state Attorney General's Office said the bill is in reaction to the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen ruling issued by the U.S. Supreme Court last year ....

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