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Reproductive rights supporters donned pink at the Nebraska state capitol as lawmakers debated a bill that would ban abortions if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. The bill, once withdrawn from committee, returned to debate. killing babies in Nebraska,” said state Sen. Jodi Albrecht. “We’ll take care of them.” State Sen. Albrecht introduced LB 933, and her pink-clad colleagues were quick to oppose her legislation. “This is what drives me.” said state Sen. Megan Hunt.”This is actually what got me into politics in the first place.”As lawmakers got up for lunch Wednesday, they walked past pro-choice groups like the ACLU of Nebraska, Planned Parenthood of Nebraska, the Women’s Fund of Omaha and I Be Black Girl in the Roundabout “Our work to create communities where everyone can reach their full potential is at risk when women are not in control of their own bodies,” said Jo Giles of the Women’s Fund. Contradictory viewpoints met again at the capitol after the recess. Reproductive rights advocates watched from the gallery above, fearing LB 933, because it would prohibit Doctors will administer medications or perform procedures to end a pregnancy. Obstetricians like Dr. Maureen Boyle would face a felony for doing so. , but all obstetricians, including pro-life physicians, need options to terminate a pregnancy in emergency situations,” Dr. Boyle said. “It’s the standard of care.” Senators from rural and urban districts continue to defend their constituents who want to keep Nebraska newborns alive — as independents in society,” said State Senator Rob Clements. With the legislative session just days away, another day is looming for lawmakers. “Every other state is passing it,” Senator Albrecht said. “Oklahoma got through it in five minutes yesterday, and we’re going to be here for hours.”

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Reproductive rights advocates donned pink at the Nebraska State Capitol as lawmakers debated a bill that would ban abortions if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

The bill, once removed from committee, went back to the floor for debate.

“We’re not going to kill babies in Nebraska anymore,” said state Sen. Jodi Albrecht. “Let’s take care of them.”

State Senator Albrecht introduced LB 933 and her pink-clad colleagues were quick to oppose her legislation.

“This is what drives me,” said state Sen. Megan Hunt. “This is actually what got me into politics in the first place.”

As lawmakers got up for lunch Wednesday, they walked past pro-choice groups like the ACLU of Nebraska, Planned Parenthood of Nebraska, the Women’s Fund of Omaha and I Be Black Girl in the rotunda.

“Our work to create communities where everyone can reach their full potential is at risk when women are not in control of their own bodies,” said Jo Giles of the Women’s Fund.

Contradictory points of view reconvened in the capitol after the recess.

Reproductive rights advocates watched from the gallery above, fearing LB 933 because it would prohibit doctors from administering drugs or performing procedures to end a pregnancy.

Obstetricians and gynecologists like Dr. Maureen Boyle would face a felony for doing so.

“It may surprise you, but all obstetricians, including pro-life physicians, need the options to terminate a pregnancy in emergency situations,” said Dr. Boyle. “It’s the standard of care.”

Senators from rural and urban districts continue to stand up for their constituents who want to keep Nebraska’s newborns alive.

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“During this time, she is bonding with her growing baby in her new role as a mother while positioning herself as an independent in society,” said state Sen. Rob Clements.

With only days left in the legislative session, another day is looming for lawmakers.

“Every other state is passing it,” Senator Albrecht said. “Oklahoma got through it in five minutes yesterday, and we’re going to be here for hours.”