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Revised DACA program to be debated before Texas judge who previously ruled against it
Revised DACA program to be debated before Texas judge who previously ruled against it

A revised version of a federal policy that prevents the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. as children is scheduled to be debated before a federal judge in Houston who previously ruled the program illegal.

ACLU sues to block new hybrid Nebraska law restricting abortion, gender-affirming care for minors

ACLU sues to block new hybrid Nebraska law restricting abortion, gender-affirming care for minors

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing to block a new Nebraska law combining a 12-week abortion ban with restrictions on gender-affirming care for minors.

Polygamous sect leader in Arizona accused of taking more than 20 wives including 10 minors

Polygamous sect leader in Arizona accused of taking more than 20 wives including 10 minors

Authorities say a polygamous sect leader and some of his followers have been indicted for allegedly conspiring to travel across Arizona state lines and get “wives” for him.

Nebraska passes law on taxpayer money going to private schools

Nebraska passes law on taxpayer money going to private schools

Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill that will channel public money to scholarships for private school tuition.

Nebraska woman pleads guilty to burning fetus after abortion while case against mom progresses

Nebraska woman pleads guilty to burning fetus after abortion while case against mom progresses

A Nebraska woman has pleaded guilty to burning and concealing a fetus after she took medication to end her pregnancy when she was more than 20 weeks along.

Nebraska governor signs 12-week abortion ban, limits on gender-affirming care for people younger than 19

Nebraska governor signs 12-week abortion ban, limits on gender-affirming care for people younger than 19

Nebraska governor signs 12-week abortion ban, limits on gender-affirming care for people younger than 19.

Nebraska governor to sign 12-week abortion ban, limits on gender-affirming care for minors

Nebraska governor to sign 12-week abortion ban, limits on gender-affirming care for minors

Republican Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen is scheduled to sign a bill Monday that bans abortion at 12 weeks of pregnancy and restricts gender-affirming medical care for people younger than 19.

Conservative-led Nebraska Legislature passes 12-week abortion ban, restrictions on gender-affirming care for minors

Conservative-led Nebraska Legislature passes 12-week abortion ban, restrictions on gender-affirming care for minors

Conservative-led Nebraska Legislature passes 12-week abortion ban, restrictions on gender-affirming care for minors.

Nebraska expected to pass combo bill on abortion, gender-affirming care for minors

Nebraska expected to pass combo bill on abortion, gender-affirming care for minors

Conservative Nebraska lawmakers are expected to have just enough votes to pass a bill Friday that combines a ban on gender-affirming care for minors with a 12-week abortion ban.

Voter ID bill facing Republican infighting advances out of committee

Voter ID bill facing Republican infighting advances out of committee

A legislative committee has finally advanced a bill to comply with a voter ID requirement approved by Nebraska voters last November.

Train engineers union reaches first sick-time deal with Norfolk Southern railroad

Train engineers union reaches first sick-time deal with Norfolk Southern railroad

The union that represents railroad engineers has finally secured its first deal for paid sick time with Norfolk Southern.

Group plans to put legalization of medical marijuana on Nebraska ballot

Group plans to put legalization of medical marijuana on Nebraska ballot

A group led by a Nebraska state lawmaker plans to again try to put the question of legalizing medical marijuana before state voters in November 2024.

Here are the restrictions on transgender people that are moving forward in US states

Here are the restrictions on transgender people that are moving forward in US states

Hundreds of measures targeting transgender people have been proposed in statehouses this year, and several have moved forward this week.

Mark Gietzen, abortion foe who forced recount of Kansas vote, dies in plane crash at 69

Mark Gietzen, abortion foe who forced recount of Kansas vote, dies in plane crash at 69

A longtime conservative Republican and anti-abortion activist in Kansas who forced a recount of the state’s decisive vote affirming abortion rights last year has died in a plane crash at 69.

Key abortion debates this week in US courts and statehouses

Key abortion debates this week in US courts and statehouses

Abortion bans are back on the agenda for lawmakers in the Carolinas and Nebraska this week.

Abortion after 12 weeks banned in North Carolina after GOP lawmakers override governor’s veto

Abortion after 12 weeks banned in North Carolina after GOP lawmakers override governor’s veto

Legislation banning most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy is becoming law in North Carolina after the state’s Republican-controlled General Assembly successfully overrode the Democratic governor’s veto.

North Carolina GOP overrides veto of 12-week abortion limit, allowing it to become law

North Carolina GOP overrides veto of 12-week abortion limit, allowing it to become law

Legislation banning most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy is becoming law in North Carolina after the state’s Republican-controlled General Assembly successfully overrode the Democratic governor’s veto.