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Nebraska Helmet Law Stands

Nebraska Helmet Law Stands

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The filibuster stands…and the effort to repeal the motorcycle helmet law fails in the Unicameral.
Senator Dave Bloomfield of Hoskins thought he might have the votes necessary to cut off debate and force a vote, but he fell well short. . .

 
Bloomfield needed 33 votes. He got 25. . .

Senator Les Seiler of Hastings, a lawyer, tells colleagues he has never ridden a motorcycle. .

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Seiler tells of two clients who survived motorcycle wrecks, because they were wearing helmets.

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