• 2020 Census | Speaking of Nebraska | NET Nebraska
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    2020 Census | Speaking of Nebraska | NET Nebraska

    >>>EFFORTS ARE WELL UNDERWAY TO COUNT EVERY NEBRASKAN AS PART OF THE 2020 CENSUS. THE RESULTS WILL HELP DETERMINE HOW BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FEDERAL FUNDING FLOW INTO STATES AND COMMUNITIES EACH YEAR WE TALK TO A U.S. CENSUS BUREAU OFFICIAL AND A LOCAL DATA EXPERT ABOUT THE 2020 CENSUS. THAT’S TONIGHT ON “SPEAKING OF NEBRASKA.” [ MUSIC ] THANKS FOR JOINING US ON “SPEAKING OF NEBRASKA.” I’M NET NEWS DIRECTOR DENNIS KELLOGG. IT’S TIME AGAIN FOR THE U.S. GOVERNMENT TO COUNT EVERY PERSON LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES. THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES THIS COUNT EVERY 10 YEARS. IT’S A MONUMENTAL TASK WITH A LOT AT STAKE. BECCA COSTELLO OF NET…

  • Constitutional Carry Petition
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    Constitutional Carry Petition

    Hey everybody! Welcome back to Guns & Gadgets. Today I wan too bring your attention to a petition on the White House website that’s going on around for a couple weeks and it has to do with Constitutional Carry show you pictures over here on stream as you can see it here the title is we partition the Obama administration to allow constitutional carry of firearms for all citizens legally qualified to own firearms in essence to remove all the red tape that is currently involved if you are familiar with the gun permit process it has turned into somewhat of a cash grab for a lot of the states…

  • TX Legislative Updates 2017
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    TX Legislative Updates 2017

    The 2017 Texas Legislative Session has come to an end, and the Lone Star State has several new firearms and self-defense-related bills that have been signed into law by Governor Abbott and will go into effect on September 1st, 2017. House Bill 1935 amends Texas Penal Code Section 46.016 to remove the term “illegal knife” and create the term “location-restricted knife.” Knives will no longer be specifically classified as daggers, dirks, stilettos, swords, so on and so forth. Instead, all knives that have a blade over five and half inches from guard to tip are simply location-restricted. Any knife that has a blade shorter than five-and-a-half inches is legal and…

  • Georgia Legislative Updates 2017
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    Georgia Legislative Updates 2017

    There were some significant changes in the law for Weapons Carry License holders and for firearms owners in general in Georgia in 2017. We’re going to look at two specific House Bills: House Bill 280 and House Bill 292, both of which were signed by Governor Deal and both of which went into effect July 1st. Now House Bill 280 is what we call the Campus Carry bill. This bill applied to Georgia’s public colleges and universities—not private schools—public colleges and universities, but does allow for lawful Weapons Carry License holders to carry concealed handguns onto certain areas and spaces of Georgia’s public colleges and universities. Very important thing to…

  • Oklahoma Legislative Updates 2017
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    Oklahoma Legislative Updates 2017

    Hello. This is Robert Robles, attorney for U.S. LawShield in Oklahoma. I’m going to review the highlights of the 2017 Oklahoma Legislature, and their activities concerning gun laws in the state of Oklahoma that take effect November 1, 2017. I’m going to read them to you. And there are nine separate gun laws. Number 1 – Senate Bill 35: Active military may carry a firearm out using a military ID, plus an Oklahoma photo ID. Number 2 – Senate Bill 36: Definition of a pistol was amended to allow single or multiple projectiles from a single round of ammunition. Number 3 – Senate Bill 40: Felony Pointing, Section 1289.25 amended.…

  • Virginia Legislative Updates 2017
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    Virginia Legislative Updates 2017

    Hi, Ed Riley here again, U.S. LawShield Independent Program Attorney for Virginia. Today, we’re going to talk about some of the updates in the law with respect to firearms, that went into effect in Virginia on July 1 of 2017. First one of those is § 18.2-308.2, which speaks specifically to whether a violent felon or any felon can possess a firearm. The change in that statute allows a nonviolent felon to possess an antique firearm or muzzle loader or up to five pounds of black powder, as long as it’s being used for sporting purposes. A second area of change involves schools. Typically you cannot carry a firearm in…

  • Florida Legislative Updates 2017
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    Florida Legislative Updates 2017

    In 2017 there was a extremely important change made to the law regarding self defense that everyone should be aware of. This is in regards to our immunities statute, which is found in Florida statute 776.032. Prior to July a defendant in a criminal proceeding wanting to claim immunity from prosecution had to show by a preponderance of the evidence in a pretrial hearing that he or she was entitled to immunity. This was one of the only times a defendant in a criminal case ever had a burden to prove anything. Now a defendant only has to make an initial showing that he or she was justified in using…

  • Understand Gun Laws in 6 Minutes
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    Understand Gun Laws in 6 Minutes

    so gun laws and gun control have been in the news a lot lately can’t imagine why… it would help to know what the existing laws about owning and using guns are and what they require you to do if you wanna have a gun or several handy so let’s dig in shall we the very first law that touches your guns at least until the gun touching act of 2014 passes is the requirement of gun registration every gun manufacturer importer and dealer has to register every gun they either make import or sell and ensure that gun has a unique serial number whenever a gun is sold the…

  • Kentucky Constitutional Carry – The Legal Brief
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    Kentucky Constitutional Carry – The Legal Brief

    Welcome back to The Legal Brief, the show where we CRUSH the various legal myths and misinformation surrounding various areas of the gun world. I’m your host Adam Kraut and today we’re heading down to the bluegrass state to talk about its recently passed constitutional carry. Now before we get started, let’s talk about what constitutional carry actually means. Generally, when referring to constitutional carry, people mean the ability to carry a firearm, either openly or concealed, without having to obtain a permit from the state. Sometimes it’s referred to as permitless carry. It’s kind of a reference to your constitutional right to bear arms without needing permission from the…

  • 2nd Amendment Activism Illinois
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    2nd Amendment Activism Illinois

    hello everybody and welcome back today will be a fairly short video and unfortunately it’s going to consist of a lot of reading since I do not know these bills by number or by a word we’ve got quite a few of them that are coming up here in the Illinois legislature if you support the Second Amendment at all you need to call and write your representatives and let them know that you did not support these bills we’ll start out here with our first one is HB 1465 which increases the age to buy a firearm of any kind that’s rifles or handguns to 21 it is currently…