Political and Legislative
Nebraska Governor Signs Bill to Ban Abortion at 12 Weeks, Limit Gender-Affirming Care for Minors
Republican Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen signed a bill Monday that bans abortion at 12 weeks of pregnancy and restricts gender-affirming medical care for people younger than 19.
The abortion ban takes effect immediately, while the ban on gender-affirming care takes effect on Oct. 1. The hybrid measure ties together restrictions that Republicans have pursued across the U.S.
Pillen called the law “the most significant win for social conservative agenda in over a generation of Nebraska” before he signed the law while holding the 5-day-old daughter of some friends as his two oldest granddaughters stood next to him.
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