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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
ACLU Sues, Claims Pre-K Program Not Secular Enough
By Selected News Articles @ 4:33 PM :: 7058 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment, Religion
"It is not enough to allow students or their families to 'opt out' of portions of the program which are religious in nature," the ACLU says....
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Friday, March 28, 2014
Rules for Protests at Hawaii State Capitol Challenged as Unconstitutional in Federal Court
By News Release @ 3:35 PM :: 4515 Views :: First Amendment
Public access to grounds and rotunda, noted in the run-up to 2011 APEC meeting, now an issue for upcoming ASEAN meeting, April 1-2.
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Pono Choices Task Force Stacked with ’Progressives’
By News Release @ 12:58 PM :: 7097 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

Working in secret and overflowing with liberals....

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Monday, March 24, 2014
Pono Choices Working Group Operates in Secrecy, Members forced to Sign Non-Disclosure Agreements
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 8:24 PM :: 6911 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

Since his call for transparency, McDermott says the secrecy has gotten worse....

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Saturday, March 22, 2014
Mainland Homosexuals Laugh at Hawaii Single-Issue Candidates
By Selected News Articles @ 1:51 PM :: 7904 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Politicians, Republican Party

If you're not ready to serve your constituents on a broad range of issues, you will lose.  Your defeat will advance the gay agenda....

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Saturday, March 22, 2014
VIDEO: Rand Paul Gets Rousing Welcome at UC Berkeley
By Video @ 2:43 AM :: 8147 Views :: National News, First Amendment, Politicians, Republican Party

Sen. Paul spoke about his class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration and the National Security Agency....

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Saturday, March 22, 2014
Video: Freedom and Film
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:52 AM :: 6053 Views :: Maui County, First Amendment

interview with Chuck Boller, Director Emeritus of the Hawaii International Film Festival....

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Lobbying? Average citizen should not have to consult lawyer to testify before Legislature
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:46 PM :: 4579 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

...the bill, as written, will have a chilling effect on citizen participation in government....

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Abercrombie Administration Orchestrates Pre-K Rally
By News Release @ 4:38 AM :: 6755 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

...Executive Office on Early Learning Director GG Weisenfeld was joined by state legislators, preschoolers, community groups and business representatives....

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Saturday, March 15, 2014
ACLU Sues Maui County over Employee’s Website
By News Release @ 3:10 AM :: 7689 Views :: Maui County, First Amendment, Law Enforcement

...based on the County’s efforts to restrict what Neldon Mamuad may say on his prominent “MAUIWatch” Facebook feed....

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Principal: “Pono Choices will not return to Molokai Middle School”
By Selected News Articles @ 9:23 PM :: 7756 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

More than 120 Makua (parents), kapuna (grandparents) and aunties and uncles on the rural island of Molokai joined together at the Kalanianaole Hall to hear the truth about Pono Choices....

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Friday, February 28, 2014
Questions You're Asking About Cakes, Gays, and Religious Freedom
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:59 AM :: 5319 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...individuals have declined to bake cakes or take photos for same-sex wedding ceremonies—and government has punished them....

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Thursday, February 27, 2014
More questionable social engineering comes to Hawaii’s public schools
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 8:25 PM :: 7408 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

...like Pono Choices, there is a disproportionate focus on normalizing homosexuality....

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Monday, February 24, 2014
Alec Baldwin Flees to Hawaii Seeking Transsexual Dry Cleaning?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:39 AM :: 4875 Views :: First Amendment

"...I flew to Hawaii recently to shoot a film, fresh on the heels of being labeled a homophobic bigot by Andrew Sullivan, Anderson Cooper, and others in the Gay Department of Justice...."

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Friday, February 21, 2014
No Surprise: DoE Includes Tranny on Pono Choices Review Panel
By News Release @ 8:26 PM :: 8399 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment
The Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) yesterday convened a working group to review Pono Choices....
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Saturday, February 15, 2014
Comcast merger sparks calls for government intervention
By Selected News Articles @ 1:15 PM :: 4105 Views :: First Amendment

Many consumers already resent Comcast for its poor customer service, as cataloged by the American Customer Satisfaction Index....

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Friday, February 14, 2014
How They Voted: House Rejects Religious Freedom Restoration Act
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 4:15 PM :: 7694 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...18 voted to bring the bill to a floor vote and 28 voted to recommit the bill to the committee where it is dead for this session....

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Friday, February 14, 2014
Statewide Meetings: Parents Protecting Their Children from Pono Choices
By News Release @ 3:16 PM :: 7138 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

Same sex marriage opens a Pandora Box of activist pressure on our schools....

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Friday, February 14, 2014
Atheist Scores $200K from New Hope Lawsuit Settlement
By News Release @ 1:48 AM :: 8661 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment, Religion
The settlement occurred with churches not represented by Alliance Defending Freedom....
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Friday, February 14, 2014
Video: Legislators Debate Religious Freedom Restoration Act
By Video @ 12:44 AM :: 5747 Views :: Family, First Amendment

Rep. Bob McDermott, Richard Fale, Gene Ward, Jo Jordan and Marcus Oshiro address HB 1624....

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Sunday, February 9, 2014
Defending Liberty: Grassroot Institute Interviews Ilya Shapiro
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:51 PM :: 5346 Views :: First Amendment, Judiciary

Shapiro has closely examined the relationship between law and freedom....

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Friday, February 7, 2014
HB1624: Religious Freedom Not a Priority for House Judiciary Committee
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 8:48 PM :: 4934 Views :: First Amendment

The Hawaii Religious Freedom Restoration Act ("Little RFRA") of 2014 would restrict government actions against people of faith by applying the "compelling interest" test....

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Monday, February 3, 2014
HI lawmaker renews fight to end or revise controversial sex ed program
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:16 PM :: 7621 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment, Health Care

...McDermott, who enrolled his eight children in Hawaii’s public schools, doesn’t want his 11-year-old son exposed to a controversial taxpayer-funded sex education program....

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Saturday, February 1, 2014
Feb 4-5: Pono Choices or Poor Choices?
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 9:11 PM :: 8676 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment, Health Care

Board of Education (BOE) Hearing Tuesday, Feb 4th, 2014, 1:30 PM....

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Friday, January 31, 2014
Judge Tosses Gay Marriage Suit
By Andrew Walden @ 3:22 PM :: 7288 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...the Hawaii Attorney General argued that even if voters were tricked in 1998, they had no say in their family structure and that the legislature and governor were within their rights to force a new one on the people....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
When Government Keeps Teens from Seeing the Therapist
By Selected News Articles @ 10:26 PM :: 7665 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Health Care

NOTE: Hawaii HB1789 is a Therapy Ban modeled on the laws discussed in this article....

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Sunday, January 26, 2014
Hee, Ihara Introduce Competing Media Shield Bills
By News Release @ 12:43 AM :: 4334 Views :: First Amendment

Senator Hee introduced a bill to “generally” reenact Hawaii’s Shield Law.  So has Senator Ihara and a host of others....

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Saturday, January 25, 2014
Legislators Silencing Professional Counselors Free Speech?
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 4:08 AM :: 7087 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment
This bill prohibits teachers and persons who are licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with a person under eighteen years of age.
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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Why They Marched, in Their Own Words
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:06 PM :: 5973 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Health Care

...even Americans who oppose abortion may be forced to support it—through Obamacare....

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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Grassroot Institute Talks to Duke Aiona
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:40 AM :: 8432 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Politicians, Republican Party
”We just went through a special session where many people felt that the process, in their words, was undemocratic.”
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Monday, January 20, 2014
How MLK's Faith Influenced His Public Life
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:30 PM :: 5352 Views :: First Amendment, Religion
King explained that “just as the Apostle Paul left his village of Tarsus and carried the gospel of Jesus Christ to the far corners of the Greco Roman world, so am I compelled to carry the gospel of freedom beyond my own home town.”
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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Home School Legal Defense Association Legislative Watch List
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 6703 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

HSLDA advocates in state legislatures, at the invitation of state homeschool organizations....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
HB744 Forces Gay Agenda on Hawaii Churches
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 10:57 PM :: 9009 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Religion

...any church or religious organization holding services at a state or county facility (such as a public school cafeteria or auditorium) could not deny services such as a same-sex marriage....

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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Hawaii Planned Parenthood Denies Lawmakers’ Request to See Its Graphic Sex Ed Curriculum
By Selected News Articles @ 2:29 AM :: 8433 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

Planned Parenthood’s noxious sex education rockets across the country at unprecedented rates—propelled by millions of dollars in Obamacare PREP grants....

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Saturday, January 11, 2014
Hawaii Family Advocates: See You at the Capitol January 15
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 5452 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...come to the capitol between noon and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15 to meet with your representatives and senators....

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Friday, January 10, 2014
Hawaii churches prevail against atheists’ baseless lawsuit
By News Release @ 6:15 PM :: 6321 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

The two atheists can amend their complaint within 45 days of the dismissal order....

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Monday, January 6, 2014
Hawaii Family Forum: Organizing for Life, Family, and Religious Freedom
By News Release @ 8:15 PM :: 7890 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Religion

See what happens when people of faith actively participate in the electoral process....

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Friday, January 3, 2014
Meet the Humble Nuns Who Just Shook Up the Obama Administration
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:51 AM :: 6271 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Religion

The Little Sisters take care of more than 13,000 poor men and women around the world who are elderly....

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Thursday, January 2, 2014
2013 a bad year for Obamacare abortion pill mandate
By News Release @ 1:45 PM :: 5675 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Life

Alliance Defending Freedom and its allied attorneys are currently winning their cases by a wide margin, with court orders going 15-1 against the mandate....

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Monday, December 23, 2013
FULL TEXT: Secret Pono Choices Curriculum Exposed
By Tito Montes @ 11:23 PM :: 24446 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

The main philosophy of Advocates for Youth is that children have “sexual rights”....

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Saturday, December 21, 2013
There's Nothing Pono About Pono Choices
By Tito Montes @ 3:03 PM :: 9556 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

...Blake Oshiro, out in front of the news cameras to deny that any “parade of horribles” relating to the activist LGBT agenda would ever be unleashed on the people of Hawaii....

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Friday, December 20, 2013
Hawaii’s education department keeping sex-ed curriculum a secret
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:29 PM :: 6945 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

...McDermott said he should be able to get a copy of the 10-hour curriculum from either the state Department of Education or the University of Hawaii Center on Disability Studies, which developed the $800,000 pilot program....

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Friday, December 20, 2013
Judge Throws Out Atheist Lawsuit
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 8609 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...atheists have falsely accused five Hawaii churches of defrauding the government in a lawsuit filed in state court....

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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Secret Encounters: DoE Refuses to Release Homosexual Education Curriculum to Legislators
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 3:47 AM :: 8012 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

...In the fastest "investigation" in Hawaii history, 2 weeks, the DOE announced the program will restart. The program will also be expanded to 30 more schools....

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Samoa Reporter Accidentally Admits Coverup: Missing Congressman Found "Convalescing in Utah"
By Andrew Walden @ 11:25 PM :: 10797 Views :: National News, Ethics, First Amendment, Politicians

...American Samoa Congressional Delegate Eni Fa'aua'a Hunkin Faleomavaega, Jr has been found...

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Friday, December 6, 2013
Atheist Ethics vs Santa: Teachers, Students Cannot 'Believe', 'Make a Wish'
By News Release @ 9:31 PM :: 6989 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, First Amendment

For each letter to Santa that is deposited in the Santa Mail letterbox located at Macy’s stores, Macy’s will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation....

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Friday, December 6, 2013
2013 Honolulu City Lights Opening Night
By News Release @ 4:48 AM :: 6333 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment

Opening night shimmers with “Santa’s Underwater Adventure” for the 29th annual event....

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Thursday, November 28, 2013
Turkey, Pumpkin Pie, and Religious Freedom
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:40 AM :: 4970 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care

From 1621, when the Pilgrims arrived in the New World, to 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln declared it a federal holiday, thanking God and practicing religion were of paramount importance....

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Rep McDermott Asks for Reconsideration of Gay Marriage Ruling
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 5:33 PM :: 6251 Views :: Family, First Amendment
State Rep. Bob McDermott has filed a new motion in court to ask the Judge to reconsider ....
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Lessons learned from the Hawaii ‘gay marriage’ fight
By Selected News Articles @ 8:13 PM :: 6598 Views :: Family, First Amendment

It was particularly refreshing to see how fearless the Hawaii people were when testifying before the Legislature. They ignored "political correctness" and simply told the truth from their hearts. In other words, they weren't afraid....


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