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On Not Being Weird About Where You Live

June 29th, 2023 | 4 min read

By Jake Meador

Here in Nebraska, we have recently passed a new state-level law that creates a de facto ten week abortion ban as well as a ban on gender-transition surgeries for minors and gives the state's chief medical officer power to determine if hormonal treatments intended to help someone transition will be allowed for minors. That's the state-level.

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Jake Meador

Jake Meador is the editor-in-chief of Mere Orthodoxy. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he studied English and History. He lives in Lincoln, NE with his wife Joie, their daughter Davy Joy, and sons Wendell, Austin, and Ambrose. Jake's writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Commonweal, Christianity Today, Fare Forward, the University Bookman, Books & Culture, First Things, National Review, Front Porch Republic, and The Run of Play and he has written or contributed to several books, including "In Search of the Common Good," "What Are Christians For?" (both with InterVarsity Press), "A Protestant Christendom?" (with Davenant Press), and "Telling the Stories Right" (with the Front Porch Republic Press).