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Nebraska: North Platte Repeals Firearm Ban in City Parks

Friday, September 21, 2012

On September 18, the North Platte City Council approved Ordinance Number 3852, repealing the ban on firearms in North Platte city parks. This repeal passed in the city council by a 5-2 vote in front of a full house of concerned gun owners.

We thank the North Platte City Council and Mayor for approving this pro-gun reform, and we look forward to opportunities in the upcoming state legislative session to further ensure firearm and ammunition laws are uniform throughout the state.

Please thank your City Council Member and Mayor for repealing this antiquated and restrictive city ordinance. Council members Tim Barrett, Jerry Stoll, James Carman, Larry Campbell, and Martin Steinbeck voted for the repeal. Council members Judy Pederson and Dan McGuire voted against the repeal.

Contact information for your City Council Member can be found here. To contact the Mayor’s Office click here.

The agenda for the recent City Council meeting can be found here.

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