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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The Delphi Technique: Let’s Stop Being Manipulated!
By Selected News Articles @ 7:47 PM :: 457 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

...More and more, we are seeing citizens being invited to “participate” in various forms of meetings, councils, or boards to “help determine” public policy in one field or another....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 4:19 PM :: 707 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

... May 3 Adjournment Sine Die ....

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Friday, May 04, 2018
Legislators Save Union Bosses from not-yet-written Janus Decision
By Andrew Walden @ 8:39 PM :: 1057 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...Worried about “maintaining a favorable political and social environment” legislators have approved two bills and one resolution designed to force union members to keep paying dues....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Secretive Commissions Determine Who Violates Anti-Discrimination Laws
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:54 PM :: 853 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...during oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Dec. 5, 2017, Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor questioned the commission’s hostility....

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
HHS agrees to investigate Hawaii for forcing pregnancy centers, doctors to promote abortion
By News Release @ 2:44 PM :: 793 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Life

...attorneys filed complaint over violations of federal conscience protections....

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Friday, April 06, 2018
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By News Release @ 11:23 PM :: 839 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Health Care, Life

...Bills that would have (1) established a task force to reduce suicides in Hawaii by 25% (HB2278 HD1), (2) designate September as Suicide Prevention Month (HB1703) and (3) create an application for smartphones designed to provide resources to Hawaii's youth (HB1704) all perished....

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Monday, April 02, 2018
Revolving Door: Caldwell Hires Another Reporter to Spin News
By News Release @ 8:10 PM :: 1549 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment

...Mayor names communications director and welcomes new public information officer....

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Friday, March 30, 2018
How much privacy for public employees?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:35 PM :: 748 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

......HB1768 would disclose salary information about government workers in the form of ranges, as opposed to exact compensation....

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
UH-Manoa updates its policies to earn better free speech rating
By Selected News Articles @ 8:51 PM :: 916 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...UH Manoa catches up to UH Hilo....

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Saturday, March 24, 2018
Assisted Suicide Clears Last Committee: Headed for Full Senate Vote
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 2:45 AM :: 1156 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Life

...The assisted suicide bill passed 4-1 unamended by the Senate Judiciary Committee....

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Hawaii Passed A Law Requiring Pro-Life Clinics To Promote Abortion. SCOTUS Is Poised To Strike It Down
By Selected News Articles @ 2:36 PM :: 1273 Views :: First Amendment, Life

The U.S. Supreme Court heard a First Amendment challenge Tuesday to a California law requiring pro-life crisis pregnancy centers to post information about state-funded abortions.... Hawaii and Illinois have similar laws....

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
Hawaii AG: Gay Weddings are Mandatory
By Selected News Articles @ 1:40 AM :: 1042 Views :: First Amendment

...against a Minnesota couple who claim they should not be forced to make wedding videos for gay couples....

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Friday, March 09, 2018
Janus: Abolishing mandatory fees could help unions
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 3:53 PM :: 1006 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...Will Hawaii’s public unions lose power if their membership dues become voluntary under a pending Supreme Court ruling in the case known as Janus v. AFSCME?....

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
Schatz: Farrakhan Unacceptable in Progressive Coalition
By Selected News Articles @ 5:54 PM :: 1275 Views :: Democratic Party, First Amendment, Religion

...“This is unacceptable in a progressive coalition or any political coalition. Antisemitism has no place in American society. We must reject this, left right and center,” Schatz wrote on Twitter....

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
Hawaii Planned Parenthood Cuts Ties With Women’s March Co-Chair in Wake of Farrakhan Controversy
By Selected News Articles @ 5:41 PM :: 1882 Views :: Democratic Party, First Amendment, Life, Religion

...Mallory received backlash for attending Farrakhan's annual Saviours' Day address, an event where the Nation of Islam leader attacked "that Satanic Jew," called Jews "the mother and father of apartheid," and proclaimed that "when you want something in this world, the Jew holds the door...."

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
CIA Warns of Extensive Chinese Operation to Infiltrate American Universities
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 1198 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Military

...Chinese Communist 'Confucius Institute' a Threat to Academic Freedom at UH Manoa....

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
VIDEO: What happens if Hawaii becomes a Right-to-Work State Tomorrow?
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 2449 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...Panelists included: Tony Gill, partner at Gill Zukeran & Sgan Robert Alt, president of the Buckeye Institute....

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Monday, February 26, 2018
Supreme Court Justices Excoriate Union Lawyers Defending Forced Dues
By Selected News Articles @ 1:36 PM :: 1425 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...The immense political influence of public sector unions appeared imperiled Monday, as several justices of the U.S. Supreme Court grilled labor lawyers over the constitutionality of mandatory union dues....

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
Trump v Hawaii: More Challengers Seek to Join Case
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 1180 Views :: National News, First Amendment

...Supreme Court to hear Trump v Hawaii April 25, 2018....

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
Vacation Rental Home Is "Public Accommodation" -- Lesbians are Mandatory
By Robert Thomas @ 3:15 AM :: 1721 Views :: First Amendment, Small Business, Tourism

...the court held they could be held liable, even though it is their home, first concluding that renting out a room in your home qualifies as offering a public accommodation, even though it is your residence....

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Friday, February 23, 2018
Pandering to Dem Base with Fake Issue: Hawaii Sues FCC over Net Neutrality
By Selected News Articles @ 1:21 PM :: 1227 Views :: First Amendment, Small Business

...politicians striking a fashionable pose against corporations and business, fearmongering by special interest groups with an agenda....

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Monday, February 19, 2018
Experts: Universities Need to be Transparent About Money Received from Confucius Institutes
By Selected News Articles @ 3:56 PM :: 1322 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...Mounting concerns Confucius Institutes limit discussion on issues sensitive to Chinese government....

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Saturday, February 17, 2018
Just Be Quiet
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:07 AM :: 1098 Views :: First Amendment, GMOs

...When the anti-GMO activists started up on the social media back in 2013, something in me drove me into action....

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Monday, February 12, 2018
Report: Delays at OIP Are Staggering
By News Release @ 3:52 PM :: 1317 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Hawaii State Government

...in recent years, OIP’s average time for review quadrupled, it is deciding fewer matters per year on average, and its backlog is trending upward despite a downward trend in new filings....

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Friday, February 09, 2018
‘Net neutrality’ could keep Hawaii in slow lane
By Joe Kent @ 2:19 AM :: 1451 Views :: First Amendment, Hawaii State Government, Small Business

... Ige this week signed an executive order that most likely will discourage competition and innovation among internet service providers ....

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Monday, February 05, 2018
Pandering to Dem Base: Ige Signs Net Neutrality Executive Order
By News Release @ 4:36 PM :: 1162 Views :: First Amendment, Hawaii State Government

...Local ISPs: Net Neutrality is a Fake Issue....

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Sunday, February 04, 2018
After Winning Suit Against IRS, Maui TEA Party Dissolves
By News Release @ 4:00 PM :: 1177 Views :: First Amendment, TEA Party

...The IRS intimidation definitely had a negative effect on our local group, squelching participation....

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Friday, February 02, 2018
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Janus?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:17 PM :: 1391 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...a decision by the court’s nine justices that state employees can't be required to pay union dues could lead to some interesting outcomes in Hawaii....

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Monday, January 29, 2018
Olelo TV Moving to Siberia?
By News Release @ 8:52 PM :: 1312 Views :: First Amendment, Hawaii State Government

...Spectrum is channel slamming ‘Ōlelo – displacing channels 49, 53, 54, and 55, including Video On Demand channels 50 and 52....

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Another Lawsuit: Chin Jumps on Net Neutrality Bandwagon
By News Release @ 4:06 AM :: 1354 Views :: First Amendment, Politicians, Small Business

...Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin joined 22 state attorneys general today in filing a multistate lawsuit to block the Federal Communications Commission’s 'illegal'rollback of net neutrality....

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Friday, January 05, 2018
Tulsi Gabbard Hires Russian Agent to Keep Hawaii Media in Check
By Andrew Walden @ 6:55 PM :: 7612 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Politicians

...Gabbard’s consultant, Chris Cooper, is allegedly one of seven identified as being at the center of illegal Russian lobbying efforts reaching into the Trump campaign and Congress....

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Friday, December 22, 2017
Hawaii 2018 Summer Journalism Internships
By News Release @ 2:04 PM :: 1313 Views :: First Amendment

...Full-time internships (10 weeks at 40 hours/week) with a $4,040 pay....

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Friday, December 22, 2017
Should the government be your Santa?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:24 PM :: 1223 Views :: First Amendment

...Santa is an enthusiastic devotee of the surveillance state....

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Saturday, December 09, 2017
Hula Halau to be banned from Yale?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:22 PM :: 2144 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...Native American student group accuses Polynesian dance group of ‘appropriating Hawaiian and Tahitian culture’....

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Friday, November 24, 2017
Oahu Workshops: Learn to Raise Your Voice at the State Capitol
By News Release @ 12:49 AM :: 1383 Views :: First Amendment, Hawaii State Government

...the Legislature's Public Access Room (PAR) is offering "Your Voice," a free, one-hour workshop at several locations on Oahu....

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Sunday, November 19, 2017
DDOS Attack on Hawai’i Free Press tied to Gabbard’s Cult?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:47 PM :: 3739 Views :: Congressional Delegation, First Amendment, Politicians, Religion

Krishna Consciousness is when you know the Krishnas did it....

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
US Supreme Court agrees to weigh in on law that forces pro-life centers to promote abortion
By News Release @ 1:20 PM :: 1392 Views :: First Amendment, Life

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to weigh in on a California law that forces pro-life pregnancy care centers to provide free advertising for the abortion industry....

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Friday, November 10, 2017
Civil Beat: Banks and Developers ‘help to fund a lot of stories’
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 2250 Views :: Ethics, Development, First Amendment

...“We got a few hundred subscribers, but nothing really earth shattering,” Epler says...Civil Beat has an annual budget of roughly $3 million and a staff of about 22 to 24 people....

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Poll: 71% of Americans Say Political Correctness Has Silenced Discussions Society Needs to Have
By Selected News Articles @ 5:24 AM :: 1362 Views :: First Amendment

...58% Have Political Views They’re Afraid to Share....

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Monday, October 30, 2017
AG Chin: Constitution Dictates Mandatory Gay Cakes
By News Release @ 5:02 PM :: 1693 Views :: First Amendment, Small Business

...The brief was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission....

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Friday, October 13, 2017
Workers Protest as Star-Adv lays off 25% of Newsroom
By News Release @ 4:29 AM :: 2556 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...publisher Dennis Francis of OPI, owned by Canada-based Black Press Ltd., is insisting on slashing wages and benefits for the remaining journalists....

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Saturday, October 07, 2017
Promise Kept: Trump Administration Protects Americans’ Religious Freedom
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:13 PM :: 1590 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...The Obama administration winnowed the definition of religious freedom down to the narrow idea of “freedom of worship.” This was rebutted in the first line of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ memorandum....

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Saturday, September 30, 2017
Will Courts Defend Free Speech -- Or Forced Speech To Promote A Political Agenda?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 1961 Views :: First Amendment, Life

Hawaii has enacted such a law and it is under challenge in federal district court. ...

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Monday, September 25, 2017
Hawaii Pregnancy Centers Go to Court Over Law Requiring They Promote Abortions
By Selected News Articles @ 5:00 AM :: 1661 Views :: First Amendment, Life

“This is an important case because Hawaii goes even further than California did, and they are clearly singling out pregnancy centers....” 

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Hawaii Pregnancy Centers Ask Court to Stop Law Forcing Them to Promote Abortions
By Selected News Articles @ 5:55 PM :: 1590 Views :: First Amendment, Life

“No one should be forced to provide free advertising for the abortion industry"

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Monday, September 18, 2017
​Ige Sends out Secret Memo on Information Practices
By Andrew Walden @ 10:42 PM :: 2140 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

...Ironically, the Memo itself was not posted on the Governor’s news feed nor is it linked by any Hawaii.gov website....

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Hawaii Risks Loss of Federal Funds to Force Abortion on Churches
By Selected News Articles @ 6:10 PM :: 11451 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

...federal law does not allow states that receive federal funding to force pro-life healthcare professionals to act against their conscience or religious beliefs....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
Hirono Spews Anti-Catholic Bigotry in Senate Hearing
By Selected News Articles @ 4:51 PM :: 2188 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...“Are you or have you ever been …. ”

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Monday, August 21, 2017
UH Selected to Host ‘Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus Center’
By Selected News Articles @ 9:46 PM :: 1664 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...the center's "planning committee will work to develop practice spaces focused on creating new narratives and new relationships while naming and honoring the ongoing pain and trauma wrought by belief in racial hierarchy, structural racism, and white privilege."....

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Sunday, August 20, 2017
Hawaii Family Forum: Talk to Your Kids About Racism
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 1:45 AM :: 2586 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment, Life

...The recent images from Charlottesville, VA-marches by torchlight, Nazi salutes, armed militia, angry mobs engaged in violent confrontation-are scary for adults to encounter, let alone children....

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