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Nebraska Abortion Law

Laura Bassett

Should Immigrants Get Prenatal Care? | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) has signed every anti-abortion bill that has crossed his desk since he was elected, including one that b...

States Pass Record Wave Of Anti-Abortion Laws

AP | DAVID CRARY and TIMBERLY ROSS | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

OMAHA, Neb. — Inspired by a contentious Nebraska law, abortion opponents in five other states have won passage of measures banning virtually all...

Laura Bassett

Iowa Advances Nation's First 18-Week Abortion Ban | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

Tyler Kingkade contributed reporting. Iowa's House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that would ban abortions after 18 weeks of gesta...

The Abortion Battle: Is the Pro-Choice Movement Gun-Shy?

Nancy Northup | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics
Nancy Northup

While the number of anti-choice bills we are tracking this year is similar in number to past years, they are some of the most extreme that we've seen in decades and are passing at a faster rate than in the past.

Nebraska Pushes Measure To Legalize Killing Abortion Providers

Mother Jones | — Ashley Bates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A state legislator pushes a bill that's even more sweeping than the South Dakota proposal that sparked a national controversy. — By Nick Baumann ...

Nebraska Abortion Screening Law BLOCKED By

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OMAHA, Neb. — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Nebraska law requiring mental health screenings for women seeking abortions because the...

Nebraska Abortion Law: Pro-Life Advocates Prepare For Legal Challenge To New Restrictions

AP | NATE JENKINS and TIMBERLY ROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. — It's been called a groundbreaking law, but a measure approved in Nebraska last week that changes the rationale for abortion bans...

Nebraska Abortion Limits

AP | NATE JENKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska lawmakers on Tuesday passed a groundbreaking bill banning abortions at 20 weeks based on assertions that fetuses feel p...

Nebraska Abortion Law: Mental, Physical Screening Required For Women And No Abortion After 20 Weeks

AP | NATE JENKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska could become the first state to require doctors to screen women for possible mental and physical problems before perfor...