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Roe reversal: Nebraska Gov. Ricketts vows to protect 'pre-born babies' if Court strikes abortion ruling

Added 05-16-22 05:11:02am EST - “Nebraska's Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Sunday that he would call a special session of the Cornhusker State's Legislature if the Supreme Court reverses the key abortion precedent Roe v. Wade (1973), a move hinted at by…” - Foxnews.com

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Nebraska's Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Sunday that he would call a special session of the Cornhusker State's Legislature if the Supreme Court reverses the key abortion precedent Roe v. Wade (1973), a move hinted at by a leaked draft opinion earlier this month.

"Nebraska is a pro-life state," Ricketts said Sunday. "I believe life begins at conception. And those are babies, too."

"So, if Roe vs. Wade, which was a horrible constitutional decision, gets overturned by the Supreme Court, which we're hopeful of, here in Nebraska, we're going to take further steps to protect those pre-born babies," the governor added.

If the Court overturns Roe, Ricketts told CNN he will "work with our speaker of the legislature to work on a special session and do more to protect pre-born babies." He further said his abortion bill would not include exceptions for rape or incest.

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