Nebraska state senators are considering LB 986, introduced by Senators Pansing Brooks, Hansen and Wayne.
Almost five decades ago, the United States Supreme Court affirmed a constitutional right to safe, legal abortion care in the landmark case Roe v. Wade. That right was reaffirmed in 2016 in Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt.
The last year was another relentless attack on civil rights and civil liberties. Nevertheless, we persisted, we resisted, and we achieved important progress. These victories belong to you and all Nebraskans. Thank you for being with us as we dare to create a more perfect union.
Voices of Resilience is a powerful video series centering the voices and lived experiences of Nebraskans who have survived solitary confinement in the juvenile justice and adult prison systems, complemented by policymakers’ perspectives.
After the loss of my mother to domestic violence and my childhood to the foster care system, I discovered an escape within fantasy novels.
In addition to fighting for the civil rights and civil liberties of my clients in the courtroom I am also honored to help lead the ACLU of Nebraska as a board member and the organizations Equity and Inclusion Officer who is responsible for leading our diversity, equity, and inclusion