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Hawaii appeals decision to allow guns in public

  • RON PAUL / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER / JULY 14

    George Young Jr. of Hilo stands in front of his residence. Young sued the state in 2012 after Hawaii County’s police chief twice rejected Young’s application for a license to carry a firearm.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2017

    Lt. Gov. Doug Chin said in a statement today that the state’s “firearms laws keep our communities safe. To promote public safety, we must defend our state laws.”

The ruling is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of Hawaii law, the petition says. Read more

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