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Hawaii gun laws might be in jeopardy after federal ruling

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                                The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a New York state law Thursday that had restricted who could obtain a permit to carry a gun in public. Above, 808 Gun Club co-owner Tom Tomimbang stands by one of the display cases with handguns for purchase on Thursday.

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    The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a New York state law Thursday that had restricted who could obtain a permit to carry a gun in public. Above, 808 Gun Club co-owner Tom Tomimbang stands by one of the display cases with handguns for purchase on Thursday.

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                                Above, semi- automatic handguns were displayed for sale at the business.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, semi- automatic handguns were displayed for sale at the business.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Handgun users shot at silhouette targets inside the range at the 808 Gun Club in Honolulu on Thursday.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Handgun users shot at silhouette targets inside the range at the 808 Gun Club in Honolulu on Thursday.

In a landmark ruling that could make it easier for people to carry handguns in public in Hawaii, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday toppled a New York state law limiting who can have a permit to carry a pistol outside their home. Read more

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