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Pro-gun advocates are voicing their opposition to several state bills that would add more restrictions on guns.

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As Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of Hawaii's worst mass shooting, it's worth noting that the state has some of the strictest gun restrictions in the country and the lowest rate of gun deaths.


LIHUE, Hawaii — A foreign citizen living legally in Hawaiʻi is suing the state over laws preventing him from obtaining a gun license, according to court documents.

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The Prime Minister of Australia is in Washington today and meeting with President Trump. While the topic of mass shootings and guns continue to dominate news in the U.S., Australia has had a very different experience. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.


Gun Violence in Hawaii; Over-Fished Reefs; Service-Based Journalism

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Call it coincidence as many do, but April has a reputation for violence among terrorism experts.  Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in April, as was Abraham Lincoln.  Hitler was born April 20, 1889.  Patriots’ Day, commemorating the first battles of the American Revolutionary War, is April 19.