National Right to Life announces general election endorsements for Congress

WASHINGTON – National Right to Life and Nebraska Right to Life PAC today announced their endorsements for the November general election. Citing the outstanding pro-life records of all four lawmakers, the organizations endorsed pro-life Sen. Deb Fischer, and pro-life Reps. Jeff Fortenberry, Don Bacon, and Adrian Smith for reelection. “Nebraska’s mothers and their unborn children …

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New Doors Open for Nebraska Center Planning to Increase Services and Clients

By Gayle Irwin With a ribbon-cutting ceremony early this May, the new doors of Women’s Resource Center in North Platte, Nebraska officially opened, beginning a new chapter for a center that has been serving the railway community for nearly 50 years. “Our plan is to double (our number of client visits) in the next few months,” …

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Nebraska man convicted of assisted suicide in the death of girlfriend

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition After two days of hearings and three hours of deliberation, a jury in Nebraska found Matthew Stubbendieck guilty of assisting the suicide of his girlfriend Alicia Wilemon-Sullivan in August 2017. According to Paul Hammel, reporting for the Omaha World Herald: Wilemon-Sullivan, a divorced mother of four, had …

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Nebraska Gov. signs budget preventing Title X money from going to abortion providers

No money in $8.8 billion budget bill for clinics that perform, counsel in favor of or refer patients to abortion services By Dave Andrusko When the unicameral Nebraska legislature was in the throes of a fierce fight over its two-year budget, pro-life Gov. Pete Ricketts wrote, “Senators need to lay their differences aside and work …

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Nebraska Right to Life supports Scheer Amendment to state budget

Prevents Title X money from going to abortion providers By Dave Andrusko Last week, in the middle of an intense fight over the budget which was stalled in the state Senate, pro-life Gov. Pete Ricketts wrote, “Senators need to lay their differences aside and work together to get these budget adjustments done with the pro-life …

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National Pro-Euthanasia group trying to pass Physician Assisted Suicide in Nebraska

Editor’s note. The following was provided by Nebraska Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. The national pro-euthanasia group, Compassion & Choices, is helping Nebraska state Senator Ernie Chambers to make good on his promise to get floor debate time for his Priority bill, LB 1056, which would legalize physician- assisted suicide. The bill was heard …

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Nebraska Right to Life trains citizen lobbyists, hosts two National Right to Life experts who testify at Legislative Hearings

By Nebraska Right to Life The annual Pro-Life Legislative Day, hosted by Nebraska Right to Life, was a success with 40 pro-life citizen lobbyists being trained at the State Capitol on the morning of March 2. The attendees were briefed on LB 767,the Dismemberment Abortion Ban, LB 990 which would ban the sale of fetal …

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Record crowd attends Nebraska Walk for Life

By Nebraska Right to Life Saturday’s 42nd annual Nebraska Walk for Life sponsored by Nebraska Right to Life was a huge success. 5,000 pro-life Nebraskans showing up at the State Capitol in Lincoln, cheered by balmy 40 degree temperatures and sunshine. Kicking off the event were pro-life elected officials including Governor Pete Ricketts and U.S. …

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Driving back from the March for Life, Nebraska pro-lifers overcome terrible weather and a frightful highway accident

By Marilyn M. Synek, Vice President, University of Nebraska Students for Life Editor’s note. This is the third and concluding story from pro-lifers describing the terrible weather they encountered after leaving Washington, DC, last Friday, having attended the annual March for Life commemorating the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Each account is a story of …

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Ban on Dismemberment Abortion is Nebraska Right to Life priority this legislative session

LINCOLN—Nebraska Right to Life’s priority this legislative session will be passage of LB 767, the Dismemberment Abortion Ban, introduced by state Senator Tommy Garrett. “LB 767 would ban a method of abortion which literally rips developing unborn babies limb from limb,” said Julie Schmit-Albin, executive director of Nebraska Right to Life. Schmit-Albin noted that in …

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Nebraska Right to Life welcomes inquiries into Nebraska’s three abortion facilities

LINCOLN—Nebraska Right to Life welcomes the news that Nebraska’s three abortion facilities have received recent inquiries and visits from investigators with the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS). The three facilities are Planned Parenthood of the Heartland in Omaha and Lincoln and LeRoy Carhart’s facility in Bellevue. “As designated ‘health clinics’, Nebraska’s abortion …

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Nebraska Right to Life will strongly oppose any effort to legalize physician-assisted suicide

LINCOLN—On the heels of California legalizing physician-assisted suicide and in light of remarks by State Senator Ernie Chambers that he may introduce similar legislation in the Nebraska Legislature, Nebraska Right to Life reiterates its long-standing opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide and will work strongly against such an effort. “Nebraska Right to Life’s mission is …

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