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Hilo veteran has pushed for gun rights for 6 years

  • RON PAUL / SPECIAL TO THE HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER

    “It was just a matter of having it available if and when I need it, in the car or someplace where it’s convenient for self-defense. That don’t mean I’m going to carry it every day.”

    George Young Jr.

    Hilo resident who first filed a Circuit Court complaint in 2012 after being denied a permit to carry a gun in public for self-defense

George Young Jr., a Chinese-Hawaiian Vietnam veteran from Hilo, wasn’t surprised after winning a lawsuit for the right to openly carry a gun for protection, a victory that could have significant implications for the Aloha State. Read more

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