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Firearms measures advance at Capitol

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Rex Peralta fires away at the shooting range at the Koko Head Shooting Complex. Some of the gun bills now before the state Legislature are drawing flak from gun rights activists and at least one state lawmaker.

Hawaii already has some of the toughest gun control laws in the nation, but state House and Senate lawmakers are advancing a half-dozen new proposals this year to further restrict access to firearms for people who have criminal records or are being treated for mental illnesses. Read more

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