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Hilo gun owner contests petition in open-carry case

  • RON PAUL / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    In July the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the state violated George Young Jr.’s rights by denying him a permit to openly carry a loaded firearm for self-protection. The state and Hawaii County then requested a full-court reconsideration. Young’s attorneys Thursday filed a response to the joint petition by the state and Hawaii County.

The attorneys for the Hilo man challenging Hawaii’s open-carry gun law filed a response Thursday to the state’s latest legal maneuver, saying its argument is both legally wrong and “far too little and far too late.” Read more

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