Skip to comments.CCRKBA SAYS 'THE SENATOR'S CHAMBERS ARE EMPTY'
Posted on 05/07/2005 5:42:42 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Citizens Committee for the
Right to Keep and Bear Arms
12500 N.E. Tenth Place
Bellevue, WA 98005
CCRKBA SAYS THE SENATORS CHAMBERS ARE EMPTY
For Immediate Release: May 03, 2005
BELLEVUE, WA In an obvious effort to filibuster and ridicule a concealed carry bill now before the Nebraska Legislature, State Sen. Ernie Chambers has introduced a bizarre amendment that would, among other things, punish violators by having their trigger fingers shot off by a fellow lawmaker. Nebraska is only one of four states that do not allow its citizens the means of self-defense.
The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) condemned the veteran Omaha lawmaker for injecting a serious debate with what amounts to the ravings of someone who has overdosed on self-aggrandizement.
It appears Ernies chambers are empty, said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. If this was intended as a joke, the senator needs a different hobby because hes no comedian.
Included in the amendment is a requirement for licensed citizens to carry concealed the maximum number of pistols for personal protection due to paranoia and stark terror of the licensee toward the licensees family, friends, neighbors, strangers, and possible enemy invaders.
Noting that Sen. Chambers has had help in the past to defeat pro-gun rights legislation in Nebraska, Gottlieb observed, I cannot imagine any rational person standing in line to attach his or her name to this insulting screed. Anyone can appreciate good sarcasm, but suggesting that violators have their index fingers shot off by Sen. Jeanne Combs, the prime sponsor of the concealed carry bill, goes beyond the pale of good taste.
Sen. Chambers has been around the Legislature a long, long, very long time, noted CCRKBA Executive Director Joe Waldron. His Omaha constituents, who first elected him in 1970, should be ashamed that he has wasted their time and other legislative resources, on their nickel, to craft this sophomoric amendment.
Childish behavior should be reserved for children, Waldron observed. Perhaps Sen. Chambers is lucky there is not a zero tolerance policy in Lincoln as there is on every public school campus in the country, because after this episode, hed be expelled.
With more than 650,000 members and supporters nationwide, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (www.ccrkba.com) is one of the nations premier gun rights organizations. As a non-profit organization, the Citizens Committee is dedicated to preserving firearms freedoms through active lobbying of elected officials and facilitating grass-roots organization of gun rights activists in local communities throughout the United States.
If any Nebraska FReepers have any stories they'd like to share about Senator Chambers, feel free to respond. :-)
"Sen" Ernie Chambers represents his "constituants" Very well!
Oh. This Chambers guy has had way too much of that funny Kool Aid.
"Oh. This Chambers guy has had way too much of that funny Kool Aid."
Served in a Chambers Pot, no doubt!
A "fellow" lawmaker? Does this bill only apply to lawmakers?
I believe that what was meant was that a citizen who violates the conditions of the concealed carry permit will have his trigger fingers shot off by state senator Jeanne Combs.
A very left wing commie pinko 60s radical race baiting nutjob to be more precise. The man has been in the Unicameral (legislature) since at least the early 70s. He's got power now just based on his longevity. He's a barber by trade, and the people of north Omaha (yea *that* part of town) just keep reelecting him.
Sponsor of the CHL bill.
And I thought NY lawmakers were wacky!
Home Address: 3116 N. 24th St., Omaha, NE 68110
Office: Room 1107, State Capitol, Lincoln, NE 68509, phone(402) 471-2612
Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 1970, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004
Committees: Agriculture; Business and Labor; Judiciary; Executive Board; Reference
Biography: Born July 10, 1937.
delenda est - must be destroyed
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