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People to Watch During the Nebraska 2022 Legislative Session

Nebraska’s 2022 legislative session starts today and we’ve already begun the proactive fight for essential rights. 

That’s not all. We’re also supporting other important issues this session and the work of our partners in the community. We encourage you to follow the people and organizations below to get updates on efforts to protect civil rights, eliminate police violence, promote maternal health, fight discrimination, and create an equitable Nebraska.

Jan. 5, 2022

Ending the stigma and sparking change: How to talk to your friends and family about comprehensive sex education

Everyone deserves access to sex education that is scientifically accurate, LGBTQ+ inclusive, consent-centered, culturally responsive, and shame free. So how do we make comprehensive sex education a reality for everyone? We start by talking about it with our friends and family.

Oct. 26, 2021

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Nebraska Launches Nebraska Values Campaign Amid Unprecedented Reproductive Rights Attacks

Planned Parenthood North Central States and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Nebraska launched a statewide educational campaign this week highlighting the diverse voices of Nebraskans who support sexual and reproductive health care and rights, while combatting long-standing stigmas that have affected LGBTQIA+ and other marginalized communities across the state.

Oct. 12, 2021

Roe v. Wade is in Jeopardy: What Does it Mean for Nebraska?

This is the moment that anti-abortion politicians have been waiting for. So what does this mean for Nebraska?

Sept. 27, 2021

Why Congress Must Pass the Women’s Health Protection Act to Uphold Reproductive Freedom

Abortion is legal, so why does it always feel like this is not the case? The reality for many Americans is that while abortion is indeed legal, it remains largely inaccessible. The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) addresses this at the federal level.

Sept. 15, 2021

Statement on Fight to Keep Abortion Safe and Legal in Nebraska

Nebraskan abortion supporters and advocates are standing up to protect the right to safe and legal abortion in response to the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban taking effect in Texas this week. The Texas law bans abortion at six weeks before most people know they are pregnant and places the enforcement in the hands of private citizens who can sue abortion providers and anyone who “aids and abets” abortions.

Sept. 3, 2021

Threat to Abortion Enters New Era As Texas Bans Abortion Today

Texas Abortion Ban Opens the Door For Anti-Abortion Politicians in Nebraska to Follow

Sept. 1, 2021

Lincoln Residents Elect Reproductive Health Care Champions

Lincoln voters showed their support at the polls Tuesday for candidates who will protect sexual and reproductive freedom and stand for public health.

May 5, 2021