Opponents who make the claim that there are too many unanswered questions about the legal implications of HB 444 are seeking to cast uncertainty into the process. They haven't articulated a sound legal and civil rationale for opposing the bill. It's time for Gov. Lingle to stand up and do the right thing: Sign the bill.
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