Hawai‘i attorney general Clare Connors joined a coalition of 24 state attorneys general last week in opposition of a proposed rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called “food stamps”), which would remove approximately 3 million individuals nationwide from the program and disqualify hundreds of thousands of school children from free … [Read more...] about Trump Rule Change Would Disqualify About 1,767 Maui County Residents From SNAP Benefits, Organization Projects
The Trump Administration, steered by the guy who’s had three wives and who (allegedly) cheated on his pregnant wife with a porn star (this guy knows women!) has proposed a rule change to Title X, a federal grant program that provides funding to organizations providing family planning services. The rule change would prohibit Title X funding for organizations that offer abortions … [Read more...] about President P-Grabber wants to cut funds for Planned Parenthood
1. On Oct. 11, Southwest Airlines announced that they would start service to Hawaii sometime in 2018. They delivered that announcement on Twitter by responding to a nine-year-old tweet from which Maui resident? A. Brendan Smith (@ReqB) B. David Raatz (@Raatz) C. Sarah Loney Mark (@Mauisadie) D. Amanda (@gfreemaui) E. Chickonmaui (@Chickonmaui) 2. On Oct. 13, Pacific … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do you know how Southwest Airlines announced they’re coming to Hawaii?
It's quite remarkable to see just how much the Trump Administration–and the Republican Party as a whole–hates women. Nearly everything they do in some way exerts control over women–whether its restricting their access to healthcare, abortion or just plain attacking civil rights. It's like they're using Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale not as a warning of a dystopian … [Read more...] about Planned Parenthood in Hawaii denounces Trump Administration’s curtailing of birth control protections
1. U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–2nd District, and two other members of Congress ran into trouble during their overseas fact-finding trip in late September, according to a Sept. 27 Honolulu Civil Beat article. Which nation banned Gabbard and her two colleagues from entering it? A. Russia B. Ukraine C. Armenia D. Azerbaijan E. Iran 2. On Sept. 29, U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono, … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Which country recently banned Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from entering?