Nebraska State Capitol Building, Lincoln

Nebraska Bill to Charge Librarians for Giving ‘Obscene Material’ to Children Fails

Book bans soared last year in the U.S, and almost half of the challenged books are about communities of color, LGBTQ+ people and other marginalized groups.

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Official photo of Nebraska Sen. Megan Hunt

Nebraska Lawmaker’s Defamation Suit Against PAC That Labeled Her a ‘Groomer’ Dismissed

A judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by a Nebraska lawmaker against a conservative political action committee that labeled her a child “groomer” and sexual abuser in online posts, citing the constitutional right to free speech.

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Westside Wired

Nebraska Student Journalists Challenge School’s Prior Review Policy

For almost 50 years, the Westside Wired, Westside High School's student newspaper, has been a leading example in independent, timely hard-hitting student journalism. Now, students say a new prior review policy is threatening that legacy.

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