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Nebraska women can’t wait until 2066

By 2066, my daughter may be preparing for her own retirement. Unless Nebraska addresses our wage gap now, she’ll have to keep working into her sixties to ensure she has equal pay for equal work.

February 1, 2016

A Nebraska Reflection on Roe at 43

In each of my roles — a mother, a daughter, a former State Senator, a lawyer, and the current Executive Director of the ACLU of Nebraska — the belief that personal decisions about family size and quality of life should not be decided by the government has remained constant.

January 22, 2016

All Kids in Nebraska Need Is Love

It sounds cliché, I know. But after nearly a decade of working with youth who have experienced major trauma, I am convinced that The Beatles had it right. We are born to be social creatures, and, like food and water, we need the love and connection formed within human relationships to survive. To serve as my daily reminder of just how important love is, I had a small heart tattooed on my wrist a couple years ago.

January 21, 2016

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