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Nebraska Attorney General Drafts Concealed Carry Recognition List

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Please Thank Attorney General Bruning!

Attorney General Jon Bruning (R) recently completed a comprehensive review of the concealed handgun laws in all fifty states.  This review was done in advance of LB 430 going into effect on Sunday, August 30.  As a result of this review, the Attorney General’s Office has also compiled a list of states whose Right-to-Carry permits will be recognized in Nebraska

Nebraska will now recognize Right-to-Carry permits from the following states:Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota (class one permit), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming

In addition, permit holders from the following states will be able to carry in Nebraska, provided the permit holder is 21 or older: California, Iowa, Maine, Montana, North Dakota (class two permit), and Texas

The following states do not meet the standards required by Nebraska’s concealed handgun permit statute and are not valid in Nebraska: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Washington

Please thank Attorney General Jon Bruning for helping bolster the state’s concealed handgun permit statute and strengthening Nebraskan’s Second Amendment Rights. You can reach Attorney General Bruning’s office by calling (402) 471-2682.

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