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Five-year drought on major abortion legislation in Nebraska


Five-year drought on major abortion legislation in Nebraska
Lincoln Journal Star

In 2011, two anti-abortion bills became law. One bill (LB521) banned so-called Webcam abortions by requiring that chemical abortions be administered in the physical presence of or the same room as the performing physician. Another (LB690) required a pare

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