Nebraska Gov. to sign 12-week abortion ban, restrictions on gender-affirming health care for minors

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Nebraska's Republican governor Jim Helen is set to sign a 12 week abortion ban and restrictions on gender affirming healthcare for minors. The abortion ban would take effect immediately the restrictions on gender affirming care would take effect October 1st, Nebraska's conservative led legislature passed the bill that included the two contentious issues Friday after hours of heated debate. The law restricting gender affirming care was the flash point of an epic filibuster led by democratic Omaha senator Michaela kavanagh, who slowed the business of passing laws to a crawl, Bill opponents have promised to sue to try and block the law. North Carolina recently passed a 12 week abortion law, which takes effect July 1st. I'm Julie Walker

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