You have the power to shape the decisions being made at the Capitol. One valuable way to harness that power is testifying in person. In-person testimonies can sway senator votes and impact media coverage on important issues that will impact Nebraskans’ lives.
Here are some helpful tips for how to testify.
Self-care is what keeps activists going when the going gets tough. It is the all-encompassing term for anything and everything that revitalizes us for the fight that lays ahead. It is the active practice of showing yourself the love and grace you so easily provide others. With so much at stake, this isn’t easy. We must make space for ourselves to re-invigorate our activism.
OMAHA, NEBRASKA—Nebraska politicians who want to ban abortion today introduced LB1086, a bill that places further restrictions on medication abortions in the state and includes additional reporting requirements for abortion providers.
OMAHA, NEBRASKA—Nebraska politicians today introduced a bill, LB933, that would ban abortions in the absence of federal abortion protections.
Anti-reproductive rights politicians today introduced a bill, LB781, that would ban abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, long before many people know they are pregnant. The abortion ban bill comes immediately after Sen. Megan Hunt announced a push to expand abortion access in Nebraska.
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.
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.
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.
This is the moment that anti-abortion politicians have been waiting for. So what does this mean for Nebraska?