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Catholics at the Capitol is the Nebraska Catholic Conference’s annual legislative advocacy day. Our goal is to educate, equip, and engage Catholics to protect human dignity and advance the common good in Nebraska.

The State Legislature has been in all-day committee hearings for a month now, quickly moving through the 700-plus legislative bills and constitutional amendment resolutions introduced during the first 10 days of the session.

To provide another snapshot the NCC’s daily activities, I’d like to highlight last week’s legislation we lobbied during the committee hearing process. The issues ran the spectrum of Catholic social teaching.

For the past few years, the Nebraska Catholic Conference has been blessed to work with state senators to enact several laws protecting life and affirming the dignity of the human person.

What readers of the Southern Nebraska Register may not be aware of is the barrage of bad legislation—attacks on life, family, and the dignity of the human person—that we have so far successfully defended against at the same time. Those attacks have not slowed down in 2021, as the following bills reveal.

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