Entries by Sara Kay

Senators seek opioid limits for minors, ID requirement

Senators seek opioid limits for minors, ID requirement A trio of Nebraska lawmakers introduced bills Tuesday aimed at addressing the state’s growing problem of opioid addiction. Among their proposals was a limit on opioid prescriptions for minors and a requirement for people to show identification when picking up prescriptions. State Sens. Sara Howard and Brett […]

Bill would convert consent standard for sex to ‘yes means yes’

A Lincoln senator wants to flip the script on giving consent for sex. Instead of the common rule of “no means no,” which implies that unless a person says no, the other person in a sexual encounter assumes there’s permission, an affirmative consent would be required. Silence would not mean it’s OK. Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks […]