Nebraska's new anti-abortion license plates unveiled

Published: Nov. 27, 2017 at 1:56 PM CST
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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has unveiled the design for the state's new anti-abortion license plates.

The "Choose Life" plates will be available starting in January. They will cost $5 more than the standard license plates.

Ricketts says the plates reflect the state's "culture of life" and feature a woman leading a child by the hand across a grassy field.

"Life is precious and public officials have a duty to stand up and be a voice for the unborn and most vulnerable," Ricketts said during an unveiling in Omaha.

Revenue from the license plates will supplement federal funding for the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program.