Small Group Gathers to Support Gun Rights in Nebraska


A group of more than a dozen people gathered together at an Ashland restaurant on Tuesday to discuss gun rights.

Nicolas Crawford organized the event aimed at discussing the rights of Nebraskans to carry guns in the open. It is legal to openly carry in Nebraska, though local governments are allowed to impose restrictions. A permit is needed to carry a concealed weapon.

Crawford says he wants to educate the public and get people used to seeing firearms being carried openly. He says he feels "like a billboard for responsible gun owners."