Mario Bird

    Mario Bird is the Legal Analyst for the Alaska Watchman. He practices law in Anchorage where he works with clients and other law firms on behalf of freedom and religious causes, including the Alliance Defending Freedom.
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    9.23 > Ignoring SCOTUS

    If a football field were 80 yards long instead of 100, how many more touchdown passes would Tom Brady have thrown? If batters in...

    7.20 > Alaska Justice

    Remember that scene in “As Good As It Gets,” when Jack Nicholson wants to pay Helen Hunt a compliment, and it takes an absurdly...

    4.1 > Impeachable Offenses

    In a three-branched republic like ours, what do you do with an out-of-control branch of government?  One tool at your disposal is impeachment. So, what...

    Attorney: Assembly dishonors the law by refusing to let Anchorage elect a mayor

    On Oct. 27, Anchorage Assembly members Crystal Kennedy, Jamie Allard, and Kameron Perez-Verdia introduced a Resolution (AR 2020-386), which called for a special election...

    Lawyer: Satanist ‘prayers’ at Kenai Assembly not supported by Alaska’s Constitution

    Brett Harvey, Senior Legal Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, has litigated First Amendment cases for nearly 20 years. Notably, he argued to reinstate a...

    Atheists & Satanists continue to mock prayers at Kenai Assembly meetings

    In his address to the Massachusetts Militia on Oct. 11, 1798, President John Adams said that “Our Constitution was made only for a moral...

    Sen. Murkowski seen as ‘key’ vote in bill to restrict religious freedoms

    In 2010 Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski initially voted to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. In 2013, however, she...

    Alaska’s top legal minds ponder balance of power amid tension between governor and Alaska Supreme Court

    Did the Alaska Supreme Court overstep in striking down a measure duly approved by the Alaska Legislature and signed into law by the governor...


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