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How Nebraska’s 20-Week Abortion Ban Became One Family’s Nightmare and Why We Need to Ban The Bans

April 10, 2012


RH Reality Check, April 10, 2012 by Jacqueline M. This article was written by Jacqueline M. and cross-posted from Women Are Watching, a project of Planned Parenthood Action Fund. In Arizona, a sweeping anti-women’s health bill is “this close” to becoming law. After passing both the Arizona state House and Senate, the bill needs one […]

Prenatal care debate divides Nebraska Republicans

April 5, 2012


CBS News, April 5, 2012 by The Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — The issues of illegal immigration and abortion have split Nebraska’s Republican-dominated politics, with some conservatives supporting a plan to offer state aid to pregnant women in the country illegally and others arguing that doing so would violate a bedrock GOP belief. The measure […]

Nebraska Couple Watches Their Baby Die Because of New Law

March 7, 2012


Yahoo News, March 7, 2012 Nebraska mother Danielle Deaver, held her brand new, premature baby daughterlast December. She watched her struggle to breathe for 15 short minutes, and then die in her arms. Deaver’s water broke late in November, just past 20 weeks’ gestation. When she went to the hospital, doctors told her that it […]

Nebraska Mother’s Nightmare with 20 Week Ban (2010)

March 14, 2010


ABC News, March 14, 2012 by SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES Danielle Deaver was 22 weeks pregnant when her water broke and doctors gave her a devastating prognosis: With undeveloped lungs, the baby likely would never survive outside the womb, and because all the amniotic fluid had drained, the tiny growing fetus slowly would be crushed by […]