Hawaii Rifle Association Legislative Report – May 2015

The HI State Legislature 2015 Session adjourned on time May 7, with a flurry of gun bill activity over the “Deedy” bill, HB888, providing for a petty misdemeanor for recklessly possessing a loaded firearm while intoxicated.  Supportive State Representatives and gun rights supporters were alarmed over the amendments in the conference draft (CD1), published 10 days before […]

Urgent! HRA Alert: Bad gun bill passing!

HB888, creating a petty misdemeanor for recklessly possessing a loaded firearm when intoxicated, including in your own home, is passing. If you come home from a party after drinking, or you are on narcotics recovering from surgery, and go to bed with your loaded self defense gun in a bedside drawer or lockbox, you could […]

Urgent! Support Hawaii Pro-Gun Legislators

HAWAII CITIZENS’ RIGHTS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE  The only political action committee in Hawaii supporting the 2nd Amendment Aloha Gun Rights Supporters, The Hawaii State Legislature is finishing up for the year with adjournment scheduled for May 7, 2015.  Once again NO ANTI-GUN BILLS ARE PASSING.  Thanks to aggressive grass roots lobbying by many of you, […]

Urgent! HRA Alert: Case for DLNR Chair

After withdrawing his controversial nomination of Carleton Ching, real estate development lobbyist, Governor Ige has named Suzanne Case for Chair of Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). Case has served as Executive Director of the Nature Conservancy of Hawaii for the past 14 years. The Nature Conservancy uses aerial shooting of ungulates, fencing and […]

Urgent! Alert: Hearing on LEOSA, Friday, 3/20

The LEOSA (Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act bill), SB473, is to be heard in the House Friday, 3/20 in the Committee on Labor and Public Employment. Senate JDL Chair Gilbert Keith-Agaran gutted the original Senate bill that establishing HRS “shall issue” language for qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry concealed and turned administration of […]

URGENT! HRA Alert: Range Protection Bill Dying

SB955 RELATING TO SHOOTING RANGE PROTECTION, is dead for the year unless Senate Judiciary Chair, Senator Gilbert Keith-Agaran, schedules it by 9:15am Monday, March 2nd, for a hearing 9:15am on March 4th. Please e-mail or fax Chair Keith-Agaran and follow up with a phone call early Monday morning to very politely ask him to please […]