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Saturday, February 15, 2014
Comcast merger sparks calls for government intervention
By Selected News Articles @ 1:15 PM :: 2793 Views :: First Amendment

Many consumers already resent Comcast for its poor customer service, as cataloged by the American Customer Satisfaction Index....

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Friday, February 14, 2014
How They Voted: House Rejects Religious Freedom Restoration Act
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 4:15 PM :: 5695 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...18 voted to bring the bill to a floor vote and 28 voted to recommit the bill to the committee where it is dead for this session....

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Friday, February 14, 2014
Statewide Meetings: Parents Protecting Their Children from Pono Choices
By News Release @ 3:16 PM :: 5231 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

Same sex marriage opens a Pandora Box of activist pressure on our schools....

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Friday, February 14, 2014
Atheist Scores $200K from New Hope Lawsuit Settlement
By News Release @ 1:48 AM :: 6349 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment, Religion
The settlement occurred with churches not represented by Alliance Defending Freedom....
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Friday, February 14, 2014
Video: Legislators Debate Religious Freedom Restoration Act
By Video @ 12:44 AM :: 3847 Views :: Family, First Amendment

Rep. Bob McDermott, Richard Fale, Gene Ward, Jo Jordan and Marcus Oshiro address HB 1624....

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Sunday, February 9, 2014
Defending Liberty: Grassroot Institute Interviews Ilya Shapiro
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:51 PM :: 3463 Views :: First Amendment, Judiciary

Shapiro has closely examined the relationship between law and freedom....

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Friday, February 7, 2014
HB1624: Religious Freedom Not a Priority for House Judiciary Committee
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 8:48 PM :: 3324 Views :: First Amendment

The Hawaii Religious Freedom Restoration Act ("Little RFRA") of 2014 would restrict government actions against people of faith by applying the "compelling interest" test....

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Monday, February 3, 2014
HI lawmaker renews fight to end or revise controversial sex ed program
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:16 PM :: 5275 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment, Health Care

...McDermott, who enrolled his eight children in Hawaii’s public schools, doesn’t want his 11-year-old son exposed to a controversial taxpayer-funded sex education program....

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Saturday, February 1, 2014
Feb 4-5: Pono Choices or Poor Choices?
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 9:11 PM :: 6087 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment, Health Care

Board of Education (BOE) Hearing Tuesday, Feb 4th, 2014, 1:30 PM....

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Friday, January 31, 2014
Judge Tosses Gay Marriage Suit
By Andrew Walden @ 3:22 PM :: 4765 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...the Hawaii Attorney General argued that even if voters were tricked in 1998, they had no say in their family structure and that the legislature and governor were within their rights to force a new one on the people....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
When Government Keeps Teens from Seeing the Therapist
By Selected News Articles @ 10:26 PM :: 4956 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Health Care

NOTE: Hawaii HB1789 is a Therapy Ban modeled on the laws discussed in this article....

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Sunday, January 26, 2014
Hee, Ihara Introduce Competing Media Shield Bills
By News Release @ 12:43 AM :: 2952 Views :: First Amendment

Senator Hee introduced a bill to “generally” reenact Hawaii’s Shield Law.  So has Senator Ihara and a host of others....

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Saturday, January 25, 2014
Legislators Silencing Professional Counselors Free Speech?
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 4:08 AM :: 5023 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment
This bill prohibits teachers and persons who are licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with a person under eighteen years of age.
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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Why They Marched, in Their Own Words
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:06 PM :: 3956 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Health Care

...even Americans who oppose abortion may be forced to support it—through Obamacare....

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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Grassroot Institute Talks to Duke Aiona
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:40 AM :: 5702 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Politicians, Republican Party
”We just went through a special session where many people felt that the process, in their words, was undemocratic.”
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Monday, January 20, 2014
How MLK's Faith Influenced His Public Life
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:30 PM :: 3608 Views :: First Amendment, Religion
King explained that “just as the Apostle Paul left his village of Tarsus and carried the gospel of Jesus Christ to the far corners of the Greco Roman world, so am I compelled to carry the gospel of freedom beyond my own home town.”
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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Home School Legal Defense Association Legislative Watch List
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 4659 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

HSLDA advocates in state legislatures, at the invitation of state homeschool organizations....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
HB744 Forces Gay Agenda on Hawaii Churches
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 10:57 PM :: 6116 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Religion

...any church or religious organization holding services at a state or county facility (such as a public school cafeteria or auditorium) could not deny services such as a same-sex marriage....

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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Hawaii Planned Parenthood Denies Lawmakers’ Request to See Its Graphic Sex Ed Curriculum
By Selected News Articles @ 2:29 AM :: 5579 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

Planned Parenthood’s noxious sex education rockets across the country at unprecedented rates—propelled by millions of dollars in Obamacare PREP grants....

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Saturday, January 11, 2014
Hawaii Family Advocates: See You at the Capitol January 15
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 3815 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...come to the capitol between noon and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15 to meet with your representatives and senators....

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Friday, January 10, 2014
Hawaii churches prevail against atheists’ baseless lawsuit
By News Release @ 6:15 PM :: 4338 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

The two atheists can amend their complaint within 45 days of the dismissal order....

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Monday, January 6, 2014
Hawaii Family Forum: Organizing for Life, Family, and Religious Freedom
By News Release @ 8:15 PM :: 5273 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Religion

See what happens when people of faith actively participate in the electoral process....

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Friday, January 3, 2014
Meet the Humble Nuns Who Just Shook Up the Obama Administration
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:51 AM :: 4358 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Religion

The Little Sisters take care of more than 13,000 poor men and women around the world who are elderly....

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Thursday, January 2, 2014
2013 a bad year for Obamacare abortion pill mandate
By News Release @ 1:45 PM :: 3752 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Life

Alliance Defending Freedom and its allied attorneys are currently winning their cases by a wide margin, with court orders going 15-1 against the mandate....

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Monday, December 23, 2013
FULL TEXT: Secret Pono Choices Curriculum Exposed
By Tito Montes @ 11:23 PM :: 20239 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

The main philosophy of Advocates for Youth is that children have “sexual rights”....

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Saturday, December 21, 2013
There's Nothing Pono About Pono Choices
By Tito Montes @ 3:03 PM :: 7102 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

...Blake Oshiro, out in front of the news cameras to deny that any “parade of horribles” relating to the activist LGBT agenda would ever be unleashed on the people of Hawaii....

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Friday, December 20, 2013
Hawaii’s education department keeping sex-ed curriculum a secret
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:29 PM :: 4975 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

...McDermott said he should be able to get a copy of the 10-hour curriculum from either the state Department of Education or the University of Hawaii Center on Disability Studies, which developed the $800,000 pilot program....

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Friday, December 20, 2013
Judge Throws Out Atheist Lawsuit
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 6374 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...atheists have falsely accused five Hawaii churches of defrauding the government in a lawsuit filed in state court....

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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Secret Encounters: DoE Refuses to Release Homosexual Education Curriculum to Legislators
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 3:47 AM :: 5749 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

...In the fastest "investigation" in Hawaii history, 2 weeks, the DOE announced the program will restart. The program will also be expanded to 30 more schools....

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Samoa Reporter Accidentally Admits Coverup: Missing Congressman Found "Convalescing in Utah"
By Andrew Walden @ 11:25 PM :: 8096 Views :: National News, Ethics, First Amendment, Politicians

...American Samoa Congressional Delegate Eni Fa'aua'a Hunkin Faleomavaega, Jr has been found...

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Friday, December 6, 2013
Atheist Ethics vs Santa: Teachers, Students Cannot 'Believe', 'Make a Wish'
By News Release @ 9:31 PM :: 5365 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, First Amendment

For each letter to Santa that is deposited in the Santa Mail letterbox located at Macy’s stores, Macy’s will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation....

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Friday, December 6, 2013
2013 Honolulu City Lights Opening Night
By News Release @ 4:48 AM :: 4689 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment

Opening night shimmers with “Santa’s Underwater Adventure” for the 29th annual event....

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Thursday, November 28, 2013
Turkey, Pumpkin Pie, and Religious Freedom
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:40 AM :: 3319 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care

From 1621, when the Pilgrims arrived in the New World, to 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln declared it a federal holiday, thanking God and practicing religion were of paramount importance....

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Rep McDermott Asks for Reconsideration of Gay Marriage Ruling
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 5:33 PM :: 4225 Views :: Family, First Amendment
State Rep. Bob McDermott has filed a new motion in court to ask the Judge to reconsider ....
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Lessons learned from the Hawaii ‘gay marriage’ fight
By Selected News Articles @ 8:13 PM :: 4581 Views :: Family, First Amendment

It was particularly refreshing to see how fearless the Hawaii people were when testifying before the Legislature. They ignored "political correctness" and simply told the truth from their hearts. In other words, they weren't afraid....


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Monday, November 18, 2013
"If I vote no on SB1 Ewa Beach will be toast." - Rep. Rida Cabanilla
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 PM :: 4768 Views :: Ethics, Family, First Amendment

She cited certain loss of money for James Campbell High School, Ewa-Makai Middle School, the "new High School in Ewa Beach", the widening of Ft. Weaver Rd., and others...

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Sunday, November 17, 2013
Fukumoto: 'Our Democracy needs Your Voice'
By Video @ 12:28 PM :: 3789 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...concerns raised about inadequate religious exemptions and unanswered questions now left up to the courts to decide will undoubtedly require continual fixes to the law in the future....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
Hawaii Christian Coalition: Give Thanks to the 23
By News Release @ 10:03 PM :: 3870 Views :: Family, First Amendment

'Tis  the season to give thanks to the Lord for those 23 good legislators who voted "no" on SB1 and "yes" for marriage....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
Hawaii Family Advocates: This is not Over
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 3776 Views :: Family, First Amendment

thoughts on the decision and what we need to do moving forward....

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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Gay Marriage Signing Ceremony: "Imagine There's No Religion"
By Selected News Articles @ 11:27 AM :: 4060 Views :: Family, First Amendment
"...SB1, is the epitome of the 1st Amendment in action." - Abercrombie at Signing of SB1 HD1
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Hawaii legalizes gay marriage, but opponents promise challenge to law
By Malia Zimmerman @ 1:58 AM :: 4437 Views :: Family, First Amendment
“Churches remain at risk of being required to recognize these marriages and treat them as valid, even for internal church purposes. Those cases will now have to be litigated under the state and federal constitutions instead of being clearly answered in the bill,” Laylock said.
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Abercrombie Signs Bill Creating New Type of Family Unit
By News Release @ 1:46 AM :: 3936 Views :: Family, First Amendment

In 2011, the first bill he signed into law as Governor legalized civil unions....

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Broken Trust Gang finally Imposes Gay Unions on Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 1:50 PM :: 13546 Views :: Ethics, Family, First Amendment, Hawaii History

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
How They Voted: Senate Passes Gay Marriage 19-4
By Andrew Walden @ 7:30 PM :: 4547 Views :: Family, First Amendment

Abercrombie has scheduled a signing ceremony Wednesday November 13 at 10AM at the Hawaii Convention Center....

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Monday, November 11, 2013
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 11, 2013
By Congress.org @ 11:44 PM :: 4297 Views :: Family, Congressional Delegation, First Amendment

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Employment Nondiscrimination – Passage
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Monday, November 11, 2013
More Opportunities to Raise Your Voice--Let the People Decide
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 3660 Views :: Family, First Amendment

Come down to the Senate Chambers before 9:00 a.m. Tuesday with your LET THE PEOPLE DECIDE ON MARRIAGE signs....

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Saturday, November 9, 2013
Gay Marriage Opponents to Rally at Capitol Sunday November 10
By News Release @ 5:13 PM :: 3809 Views :: Family, First Amendment

At the State Capitol 3pm to 5pm ....

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Saturday, November 9, 2013
Rep Har Floor Speech: Point by Point Debunk of SB1HD1
By Video @ 3:17 PM :: 5471 Views :: Family, First Amendment

Rep Sharon Har debunks all the lies ....

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Saturday, November 9, 2013
Excerpts from House GOP Floor Speeches
By News Release @ 4:13 AM :: 3974 Views :: Family, First Amendment

what will happen in the future when a newly-created, now state-sanctioned right of same-sex marriage conflicts with constitutional rights that have been enshrined in the 1st Amendment....

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Friday, November 8, 2013
Gay Marriage: House Session to Begin at 10AM--Watch LiveStream Here
By News Release @ 10:57 AM :: 3404 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...beginning at 10 a.m., the full House will take a final vote on SB 1 HD 1 for Third Reading....

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