Nebraska creating more gun free zones
A law passed last year allowing people to carry concealed handguns includes a long list of places concealed guns cannot be taken, including schools. But Attorney General Jon Bruning said colleges and universities are not considered schools under the law.
Colleges and universities reacted by posting signs banning handguns. Those signs can soon come down because of Thursday's vote.
They may also come down in hospitals, which lawmakers added to the banned list today. Emergency rooms and trauma centers were already off-limits. . . . .
And he gets a lot of business at his meat market from hunters.
“I’m not intending to anger the NRA,” the Wilber senator said, “but why on earth would you need a concealed weapon in a hospital?” . . . .
Thanks to Richard F. Griffiths and Allen Forkner.