By Yanqi Xu
Flatwater Free Press 

More out-of-staters travel to Nebraska to get abortions


March 13, 2024

Yanqi Xu | Flatwater Free Press

An anti-abortion picketer says the Hail Mary prayer on the sidewalk next to the Clinics for Abortion and Reproductive Excellence location in Bellevue on March 1, 2024. Anti-abortion protesters come on days abortion services are provided, clinic escorts say.

Nebraska is now down to one surgical abortion provider less than a year after lawmakers passed a 12-week ban.

The Bellevue clinic founded by the late Dr. LeRoy Carhart – once one of only three providers in the country to perform third-trimester abortions – no longer does surgical procedures but does offer patients abortion pills, clinic employees confirmed to the Flatwater Free Press.

That means Nebraskans who want a surgical abortion or who are past the cutoff for the abortion pill must go to Planned Parenthood, their sole legal option left in the state.

Nebraskans' options are dwind...

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