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RICKETTS SAYS MASS SHOOTINGS FOCUS SHOULD TARGET MENTAL HEALTH

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NEBRASKA GOVERNOR PETE RICKETTS SAYS THE FOCUS COMING OUT OF RECENT MASS SHOOTINGS IN THE UNITED STATES SHOULD BE ON THE MENTAL HEALTH OF THE SHOOTERS, NOT THE GUN THEY WERE IN POSSESSION OF:

GUNUSE1 OC……….NURSING FIELD. :22

RICKETTS WAS ASKED IF HE THOUGHT AN 18-YEAR-OLD SHOULD BE ABLE TO PURCHASE AN AR-15 RIFLE:

GUNUSE2 OC…….REAL PROBLEM LIES. :14

THE GOVERNOR SAYS PASSING “RED FLAG” LAWS OR STRICTER GUN RESTRICTIONS HASN’T BEEN EFFECTIVE IN STATES LIKE NEW YORK AND ILLINOIS WHERE THE CRIME RATE CONTINUES TO INCREASE:

GUNUSE3 OC……PROVED THEIR NOT EFFECTIVE. :25

RICKETTS SPOKE ON THE ISSUE DURING A QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION WITH REPORTERS AT THE STATE CAPITOL IN LINCOLN.