Nebraska Passes 12-Week Abortion Bill, Gender Transition Restrictions; Leftists Riot

Activist fights police in Nebraska capitol during debate over abortion bill (Fox News screen shot)
  • At least six people were arrested at the Nebraska state capital Friday after protests broke out as lawmakers passed a bill that bans abortions after 12 weeks and restricts gender transition procedures for those under 19.
  • Debate was stopped briefly around 2:40 p.m. while arrests took place in a chamber balcony where those opposing the controversial bill yelled and threw what appeared to be bloody tampons onto the legislative floor. The balconies were cleared for the remainder of the debate.
  • Republican Gov. Jim Pillen said he plans to sign the controversial bill that passed after Republicans got enough votes to end a filibuster.