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There's a Fentanyl Crisis in the United States. Nebraska Is About To Murder Someone With It on Purpose

If only "states with the death penalty spent half as much time developing policy to support people in their lives as they did figuring out ways to kill people"

Julia Conley ·


After Spending Big to Reinstate Death Penalty, Nebraska Gov. Brushes Aside Pope's Call, Pushes Forward With Plan for 'Experimental Execution'

"Will Catholic [Gov. Pete Ricketts], who spends a lot of time talking about his 'pro-life values,' heed the words of Pope Francis by cancelling the experimental execution scheduled for August 14 in Nebraska?" asks Sister Helen Prejean

Andrea Germanos ·


Denouncing Trump's Environmental Impact Review as 'Illegal,' Green Groups Vow to Defeat Keystone XL Once More

"Once again, the Trump administration is attempting to take a shortcut around the legally required review process on Keystone XL, putting our communities at risk for the sake of propping up the Canadian tar sands industry."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Historic First': Nebraska Farmers Return Land to Ponca Tribe in Effort to Block Keystone XL

"We want to protect this land," said the tribe's state chairman. "We don't want to see a pipeline go through."

Jessica Corbett ·


Imposed Work Requirements Taint Medicaid Expansion Victory in Virginia

Such provisions, permitted by the Trump administration, "do very little to cut costs and do very much to stigmatize and punish people—especially poor people and people with disabilities," noted one critic

Jessica Corbett ·


Keystone XL Developer "Infiltrates Our Democracy" With Major Campaign Contributions in Nebraska

Ahead of midterms, TransCanada has poured several thousand dollars into the GOP governor's and state lawmakers' election efforts

Jessica Corbett ·


Nebraska Is Illegally Obtaining and Storing Execution Drugs in Defiance of Federal Law

"We all have one more reason to conclude that the state has no business executing human beings."

Danielle Conrad ·


To Stop Keystone XL, 8,000 People in Just 24 Hours Make 'Promise to Protect'

"TransCanada has many hurdles still ahead on Keystone XL, and if they ever run out, thousands of people have promised to be the biggest one."

Jon Queally ·


'This Fight Is Far From Over' Groups Declare as Nebraska Clears Path for Keystone XL Construction

"By siding with a Canadian company rather than their own constituents, Nebraska's commissioners are endangering our nation's water and climate."

Jake Johnson ·


Opponents "Incensed" Nebraska Panel Won't Consider This Week's Spill in Keystone XL Decision

"That the Nebraska commissioners won't consider safety in their decision on Keystone XL should alarm everyone."

Jon Queally ·

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