Hawaii Moms Demand Action Applaud Governor Ige

Hawaii Joins Washington and Tennessee in Passing Laws to Help Law Enforcement Catch People With Dangerous Histories Who Illegally Attempt to Buy Guns

House Bill 459 Will Strengthen the Background Check System in Hawaii by Giving Law Enforcement More Tools to Keep Guns Away from People Who Are Not Allowed to Have Them.

HONOLULU – The Hawaii chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today stood with Governor Ige as he signed House Bill 459, legislation that will make sure all relevant law enforcement officials and prosecuting attorneys are notified each time a person who is not allowed to have guns applies for a purchase permit and fails the background check – providing law enforcement with the information they need to arrest unlawful purchasers before they can get a gun another way.

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