Sen. Janssen's Campaign Group Gathering Signatures on Gun Bill
Sen. Charlie Janssen
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) —
Nebraska Sen. Charlie Janssen's gubernatorial campaign is gathering
signatures to rally support for a guns bill that has stalled in the
The campaign sent an email Thursday to supporters,
urging them to contact members of the Legislature's Judiciary Committee,
where the bill has failed to advance.
Janssen, a Republican from
Fremont, has said he modeled his bill after legislation introduced in
Wyoming. The campaign says it has collected more than 5,000 signatures
The bill was one of several gun-related measures heavily
questioned during a committee hearing in March. Sen. Ernie Chambers of
Omaha called the bill "preposterous," saying it focused on nonexistent
problems while trying to trump federal law.