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Week in Review: Aloha to the Second Amendment?

June 21, 2024

The Hawaii Supreme Court wants the “Aloha State” to say goodbye to the Second Amendment.

The Hawaii high court ruled earlier this year that the “spirit of Aloha clashes” with the constitutionally protected right to carry a firearm in public for self-defense. Now the Goldwater Institute is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to undo this outrageous decision.

Hawaii isn’t the first state to try to thumb its nose at the Second Amendment—and it won’t be the last. But the Bill of Rights is clear: the right to keep and bear arms “shall not be infringed.” And Goldwater is there to hold government accountable when it tries to cancel the Constitution.

Read more here. 

The Consequences of Questioning DEI

Longtime Arizona State University professor Dr. Owen Anderson spoke out when he couldn’t in good conscience go along with racism masquerading under the guise of “diversity, equity, and inclusion” (DEI). Then the harassment started. 

“Staff members routinely insult ‘whiteness’ and conservatism in our faculty meetings,” Dr. Anderson writes in National Review. “I have been told it doesn’t matter when certain groups…are insulted. I have been singled out for harassment in a faculty meeting,” he adds. “It is truly the definition of a hostile workplace — all because of my beliefs and my willingness to question DEI.”

But Dr. Anderson is fighting back with Goldwater’s help. “It’s time to end the racism at the heart of DEI for good,” he concludes.

Read more here.

Freedom Gala 2024: You’re Invited!

Arizona’s premier liberty event returns for an in-person celebration featuring Dr. Ben Carson on Friday, November 8, at the Hilton Phoenix Resort at The Peak. You are cordially invited!

Goldwater’s 2024 Freedom Gala: Defending the American Dream will honor you, our supporters, and celebrate the wins for freedom made possible through your dedication to our mission.

Purchase your tickets and learn more here.



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