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'They the old days': Hawaii Supreme Court says 'Aloha spirit' trumps 2nd Amendment

Posted on AllSides February 9th, 2024
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A ruling from the Hawaii Supreme Court this week found the Second Amendment does not override “the spirit of Aloha” — a local principle that prioritizes the “life force” of Hawaii resident residents and reasserts a historic claim the state’s high court said supersedes “a free-wheeling right to carry guns in public [that] degrades other constitutional rights.” “The spirit of Aloha clashes with a federally-mandated lifestyle that lets citizens walk around with deadly weapons during day-to-day activities,” the 53-page opinion reviewed Friday by Law&Crime states. “We hold that in Hawaiʻi...

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