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    Nebraska city copies gun loss reporting law adopted by Seattle

    Updated: October 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm EST  See Comments

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    The City of Lincoln, Neb., has adopted a mandatory reporting requirement for gun theft victims that was inspired by an ordinance adopted by the anti-gun-rights Seattle City Council, the same body that earlier adopted a gun tax which was supposed to bring in big money to finance “gun violence” reduction efforts, but has failed to reach anywhere near the projections.

    The City of Lincoln, neb. has adopted an ordinance requiring the reporting of a gun theft within 24 hours of its discovery. (Dave Workman photo)

    According to the Lincoln Journal Star, the reporting requirement was introduced by Council Chair Jane Raybould. It mandates that gun owners report stolen firearms within 48 hours of the theft discovery. The newspaper said more than 60 firearms had been stolen from vehicles in the city in 2017 and 2018.

    The council reportedly tweaked the ordinance before final adoption so prevent crime victims from being further victimized and turned into criminals by the law.

    Adoption of this reporting requirement might raise some alarms with Lincoln gun owners, however, considering its origin. Seattle has not been friendly toward the Second Amendment or law-abiding gun owners for many years. In addition to adopting the gun tax, voters

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