Do Hawai‘i’s strict gun laws fuel a black market?

When it comes to firearms laws, Hawai‘i has some of the most stringent statutes in the country.

Residents who want to enjoy their right to bear arms legally need to comply with a lengthy checklist of state-specific prerequisites and guidelines — and that’s on top of federal gun laws.

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