Erin and Kristen have two sons. Utilizing Assisted Reproductive technology, each mother gave birth to one of their boys. Despite both women having been active and involved parents for the entirety of their sons’ lives, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has denied the mothers’ a
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