Gun Rights Group Asks Nevada To Throw Out Gun Ballot Item On Background Checks
A gun rights group, Nevadans for State Gun Rights, wants the state’s elections chief to throw out a proposed ballot measure to tighten background checks for anyone buying firearms from private sellers or gun show exhibitors.
[su_center_ad]In a letter obtained Monday by the Associated Press, the group told Secretary of State Ross Miller that initiative proponents missed a deadline to deliver signatures to one county clerk, according to KLAS.
The group also says some signature dates don’t match up and some pages don’t have a proper signature-gatherer’s affidavit.
Miller’s office hasn’t validated signatures yet.
His spokeswoman, Catherine Lu, says clerks in the state’s 17 counties have until Thursday to sample and report any petition irregularities.
Nevadans for Background Checks says it delivered nearly 247,000 signatures Nov. 12 to qualify its measure for the November 2016 ballot.
I thought gun rights groups claim to not be adverse to background checks. When it comes down to it, they’re opposed to any gun safety measure.
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