The 40th annual Nebraska Walk for Life drew 4,500 pro-lifers to the State Capitol in Lincoln on January 25th. After brief remarks from state and federal elected officials, organizers released hundreds of pink and blue balloons in memory of the over 56 million unborn babies aborted in the U.S. since 1973. In Nebraska the …Continue reading "Nebraska Walk for Life draws huge crowd"
Editor’s note. Our friends from Nebraska Right to Life sent this along, believing it was worth sharing with our NRL News Today audience. I enthusiastically agree. This speech was delivered at the state Capitol at the Nebraska Walk for Life. Hi pro-life Nebraskans! My name is Bridget Lang. I’m a Junior at Pius X High …Continue reading "“My generation is taking up the pro-life mantle”"
Editor’s note. Former Pro-abortion Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey has made it official. He will file for the Democratic nomination for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat to replace Sen. Ben Nelson, who is retiring. “If Bob Kerrey had his way, partial-birth abortion would still be legal, given that he voted against banning it five times while …Continue reading "Nebraska Right to Life Reveals Bob Kerrey’s Pro-Abortion U.S. Senate Voting Record"
Editor’s note. The following is adapted from information provided by Nebraska Right to Life. LINCOLN—-Statistics from the Nebraska Health & Human Services Department (DHHS) show a 10% decline in the number of abortions performed during the first six months of 2011 as compared to the number performed during the first six months of 2010.Continue reading "Nebraska’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Could have a lot to do with Decline in Abortion Rate"
Lincoln—-Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman today signed into law, LB 521, the Stop Web Cam Abortions bill. With Gov. Heinemen were Senator Tony Fulton, the bill’s sponsor, Senator Dave Bloomfield, who prioritized the bill, Greg Schleppenbach of the Nebraska Catholic Conference, and Julie Schmit-Albin and Sandy Danek of Nebraska Right to Life. LB 521 was Nebraska …Continue reading "Nebraska Gov. Signs Stop Web Cam Abortions Bill"
By Dave Andrusko LINCOLN—-Earlier today LB 521, introduced by state Senator Tony Fulton of Lincoln and prioritized by state Senator Dave Bloomfield of Hoskins, passed the final stage of debate 38 to 9 with two members not voting. Nebraska joins Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arizona in passing bills this session that address the practice of Web …Continue reading "Nebraska Legislature Gets Out in front of “Web Cam” Abortions” with Passage of LB 521"
By Dave Andrusko It’s been a good last few days for pro-lifers in Nebraska. Earlier this week the legislature took a major step towards passage of a bill to ban “web cam abortions,” and the state legislature has all but wrapped up enactment of another important limitation. LB 22 is on its way to pro-life …Continue reading "Nebraska Right to Life Applauds Passage of LB 22, Opt-Out of Abortion Funding in Both Public and Private Insurance Coverage"
By Dave Andrusko After several hours of intense debate Tuesday, the unicameral Nebraska Legislature moved the “Stop Web Cam Abortions” bill to the second stage of floor debate. Yesterday’s 34-9 vote on LB521 came after the Judiciary Committee had finally moved the bill to the floor with a 5-3 vote. For about a week it …Continue reading "Bill to Thwart “Web Cam” Abortions Moving in Nebraska"
By Robert & Lisa Wolf, Lincoln Nebraska Editor’s note. The following is reprinted from the newspaper of Nebraska Right to Life. Introduction: On March 5, 2011, the Des Moines Register published an article about a Grand Island, Nebraska, couple, Danielle and Robb Deavers. Danielle’s water broke at 22 weeks and one day gestation with baby …Continue reading "Our Story and How it Relates to Nebraska’s Unborn Baby Pain Ban at 20 weeks"
By Dave Andrusko LINCOLN— On Tuesday the Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee voted the Stop Web Cam Abortions bill out of committee and onto the floor. This important step forward was made possible when Senator Burke Harr changed his vote from when LB521 was taken up two weeks ago. “Nebraska Right to Life would like to …Continue reading "Nebraska Right to Life Thanks Majority of Judiciary Committee for Voting Stop Web Cam Abortions Out of Committee and on to the Legislative Floor"