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How to Testify at the Nebraska State Legislature

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.

Feb. 18, 2022

Self-Love and Self-Care: A Guide for Activists
 

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.

Feb. 11, 2022

Nebraska Lawmakers Introduce Measure to Further Restrict Medication Abortions

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.

Jan. 19, 2022

Nebraska Politicians Introduce Bill to Ban Abortion

OMAHA, NEBRASKA—Nebraska politicians today introduced a bill, LB933, that would ban abortions in the absence of federal abortion protections.

Jan. 10, 2022

Push to Expand Reproductive Health Care Access Quickly Followed by Six-Week Abortion Ban

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.

Jan. 5, 2022

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