Straight Talk From Steve: Gun Bills
May 19, 2021
Whenever a controversial bill gets introduced into the Nebraska Legislature, Senators have the opportunity to ask the Nebraska Attorney General to answer specific questions about that bill.
Because the Attorney General must be objective and unbiased, State Senators don‚Äôt always get the answer they want, and such was the case with Sen. Tom Brewer‚Äôs bill, LB 236, a bill that I had co-signed.
LB 236 is an important bill because it allows 90 of Nebraska‚Äôs counties to opt out of the State‚Äôs concealed handgun laws. Currently, state laws require all new handgun owners to register with t...