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“Under the Gun” Screening

The Honolulu Museum of Art is featuring a screening of the anti-gun film “Under the Gun” by Stephanie Soechtig on Tuesday August 9, 2016. The film, hosted by Katie Couric, received criticism when it creatively edited portions to make it appear as if the group of gun owners participating in the “discussion” couldn’t answer a question on background checks. Thankfully some of those gun owners video recorded that session and released those recording to the public after the film was released. Even the NPR reported on the manipulative editing as did others. It is more than ironic that the website to promote the film uses the phrase “In the gun debate, the truth is the ultimate weapon.” It certainly is….

HRA President will be at the screening and will participate in a post show discussion. Senator Will (I’m not trying to take away your gun) Espero is also going to be participating in the discussion. HRA members and other 2A supporters should attend both the film showing and participate in the discussion afterwards. All too often, especially here in Hawaii, the vocal minority of ill-informed anti-gun activists dictate the message or narrative. Let’s take that opportunity away from them and make sure the real facts, and the pro-gun community are heard at this event. 

More information about the screening is available at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s website. Cost is $10.00

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HRA 2016 Annual Meeting

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Join us on Sunday, August 28, 2016, for HRA’s annual meeting.  We will be providing lunch and there will be some shooting competitions.  Vote for your board members.  This event is only open to HRA members.

All attendees MUST RSVP by clicking here or by calling Madeleine at 808-396-5433.

Lunch will only be provided to those who have RSVP’d by August 1.

Following is the agenda for the day’s events:

8 a.m.          Set Up and Shooting
9:30 a.m.     Shooting Competition
11:30 a.m.   Lunch (Provided, For Members Only)
12:30 p.m.   Annual Meeting
1:30 p.m.     Shooting Competition
3 p.m.          Take Down and Clean Up

Take Action -AGAIN

Because of the urgency of the situation, we ask that you TAKE ACTION, if you haven’t already, and TAKE ACTION again, even if you already have.  WE NEED TO LET THEM KNOW HOW YOU FEEL!!  WE ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME.  SHARE THIS MESSAGE WITH OTHERS AND ASK THEM TO TAKE ACTION, TOO!

 

Two anti-gun bills are being enrolled to the Governor for his consideration:

 

HB 625 – Expands prohibition of gun possession to include misdemeanor crimes

 

SB 2954 – Rap back, all applicants for gun permits will be enrolled in the federal criminal database at the cost of the applicant

 

Clicking on the link below and using the Take Action button (you can click it more than once) will transmit letters on your behalf to the Governor, Representatives, and Senators:

 

https://www.nraila.org/articles/20160427/hawaii-two-anti-gun-bills-enrolled-to-governor-your-urgent-action-needed

 

Voting will take place on Tuesday, May 3, on HB 2632 – Emergency Hospitalization.

 

Final action may soon be taken on SB 2657 – Ivory ban.

 

MAHALO,

HARVEY GERWIG, LEGISLATIVE LIAISON and PRESIDENT, HRA

EMAIL:  HGHAWAII@GMAIL.COM,    PHONE:  (808) 306-7194