Posted February 2, 2017 3:02 pm by Comments

By Brandon Curtis

Of the 1.42 million citizens of Hawaii, not a single one received a concealed carry permit from the state in 2016. However, they did apply.

The number of applicants was low, simply because it’s well-known that the state has a tough time hitting the ‘go’ button for law-abiding citizens. It’s a system that even some clerks will tell the applicant not to bother, as they won’t see a permit after the lengthy paperwork and fees.

George Pace, a local gun-rights activist, told reporters; “People have reportedly even been told as they turn in their paperwork to the clerks ‘You will not get a license’ without them even reading the application (i.e., there is no such thing as ‘an exceptional case’, no matter what you write on there), and of course the official records bear that out.”

According to the paperwork, being seen at a mental health facility is grounds for denial, as well as having a marijuana card. Or, of course, if the applicant doesn’t meet the Chief’s criteria.

Hawaii is the forgotten state when it comes to gun rights. We discuss places like DC and New Jersey often, but even those locations shelled out much more than …Read the Rest

Source:: Concealed Nation

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