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.
Texas Abortion Ban Opens the Door For Anti-Abortion Politicians in Nebraska to Follow
Nebraskans want to make their own decisions, to control their future, and to control their bodies. That’s why Nebraskans stand with Planned Parenthood and reproductive freedom.
Young people in Nebraska deserve to be taught the information they need to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health. They deserve to learn about gender identity and sexual orientation, to create more acceptance and bust the stereotypes and stigma that the LGBTQ+ community faces.
Coming out as queer and getting to where I am today was a long and difficult journey. But I have found thriving communities of queer people who have lived their whole lives in Nebraska. I have found acceptance and support in pockets within the state. The values I attributed to Nebraska as a teen weren’t the reality.
Nebraska’s 2021 legislative session has officially ended. Here are the key issues that Planned Parenthood Advocates of Nebraska (PPAN) tracked and supported this year.
Lincoln voters showed their support at the polls Tuesday for candidates who will protect sexual and reproductive freedom and stand for public health.
Every person deserves the right to obtain safe, legal, and affordable abortion care no matter where they live or how much money they make. LB 276 would provide more equitable access to care for all Nebraskans.
LB 20 tears down many barriers to accessing and consistent use of prescription birth control. Prescription birth control is already being prescribed for 12 months at a time with regularity. Lack of insurance coverage is the only reason women cannot currently have their entire supply at once.