Nebraska NOT Reviving “Justifiable Homicide” Bill

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Yesterday, we published a blog post indicating that the Nebraska Legislature had revived a bill extending “justifiable homicide” protections to the unborn, after several abortion rights groups contacted Mother Jones about this development; however, further reporting shows that the state has not revived the law. The groups were looking at outdated information from 2011 (first reported here at Mother Jones, in fact).

The post has been removed, and we regret the error.

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