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Nebraska becomes 27th state to pass a Constitutional Carry gun law

By A. Marie Hamilton, Sidney Sun-Telegraph

LINCOLN – Nebraska becomes the 27th state to pass a Constitutional Carry gun law which was presented to Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen, R-Platte County, on April 19 and was signed into law by Pillen on Tuesday, April 25.

Nebraska lawmakers voted 33-14 to pass Legislative Bill 77 (LB77) last Wednesday on its final reading after being introduced nearly four months ago on January 5 by Nebraska Sen. Tom Brewer, R-Gordon.

The new law enables residents to carry concealed without a permit but does not usurp the federal requirements to purchase or own a firear...

 

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