Contact Members of the Judiciary Committee and Urge Them to Support LB 804
Yesterday, Legislative Bill 804 was heard by the Judiciary Committee. Favorable testimony was given by representatives of the NRA, as well as the NRA's state association and concerned citizens who see the absolute need for this important legislation.
LB 804, introduced by state Senator Scott Lautenbaugh (18), is critical for law-abiding citizens in the
Opponents are trying to paint this legislation as a loophole for criminals to commit lethal acts of violence. Such a claim could not be any further from the truth. Under current law, a person who uses force in self-defense has to come forward with evidence justifying his or her actions and is subject to an after-the-fact determination of the necessity and reasonability of the forced used. LB 804 would shift the risk of burglaries and car-jackings away from innocent homeowners and motorists forced to defend themselves and place it where it belongs: on the perpetrators of criminal offenses.
The NRA will continue to work with members of the Judiciary Committee on LB 804, but we need your help. Please contact members of the Judiciary Committee today and respectfully urge them to support LB 804. Contact information can be found below.
Senator Brad Ashford (20), Chairman
Senator Colby Coash (27)
Senator Brenda Council (11)
Senator Burke J. Harr (8)
Senator Tyson Larson (40)
Senator Steve Lathrop (12)
Senator Scott Lautenbaugh (18)
Senator Amanda McGill (26)