Bob Flint is a retired attorney who practiced family and adoption law in Anchorage, Alaska for more than 46 years before retiring in 2010. He graduated from Yale University with a degree in economics before then attending Georgetown Law School in Washington, D.C. Flint is one of the founding board members of Covenant House Alaska which serves homeless youth in Anchorage. He is also a founding board member of the Alaska Family Council, a nonprofit organization that promotes life, traditional marriage,
parental rights and religious liberty all across Alaska. He continues to live in Anchorage with his wife Letha.
This month, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the national organization of close to 300 Catholic bishops in America, will convene its regular spring meeting. On the agenda is a proposal to draft a statement on “eucharistic
The election of Joe Biden as president is a threat to all people of faith, but particularly to the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. It is common for politicians claiming to be Catholic to favor policies that are in direct opposition to the
So, President Trump has been impeached yet again by the U.S. House of Representatives on a largely party line vote. He was impeached for inciting violence and insurrection by his supporters. Victor Fisher, a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention,
A U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Nov. 25, heralds the dawn of a new era – the return of the rule of law. Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn vs. Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York is a case that involves what is often described as the first liberty
Alaska Supreme Court Justice Susan Carney will appear on the Nov. 3 general election ballot for her first retention election. She was appointed by former Governor Bill Walker in 2016. If a majority of voters choose to retain Justice Carney, she remains a
The upcoming November elections are among the most consequential in American history. The outcome may well determine whether the American experiment continues or dies. In Alaska, there are state elections that are also of the highest importance for democracy
The increase in homelessness in Anchorage and the corona virus pandemic have sparked two crises that, paradoxically, have also produced unprecedented offers of government and private funds to address the homeless problem. That’s the good news. The bad news
“Their’s [our ancestors’] was the task … to uprear … a political edifice of liberty and equal rights; ‘tis ours … to transmit these … to the latest generation…” “At what point, then, is the approach of danger to be expected? … If it
Last Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the language in the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans discrimination in the workplace on the basis of sexual orientation. The Bostock v. Clayton County decision has caused considerable uproar among social
“The fourth rule is: Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules. You can kill them with this, but they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity.” (Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, 1971). This rule is
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