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The big issue in Fairbanks this week was the pornographic LGBT curriculum the Fairbanks North Star School District’s curriculum committee is trying to add to literature classes. A lot of concerned citizens showed up for the Jan. 21 School Board meeting to testify. The room was standing room only with people out the door. They then found out that the school board only allows one hour of testimony, so most didn’t get to speak, and...

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A pro-life prayer rally is set for noon today, Jan. 22, on the steps of the Alaska State Capitol building in Juneau. The annual event, which has been held for more than 40 years, includes prayers and speeches aimed at bringing an end to abortion in Alaska. Pro-life legislators typically attend the gathering. Last year, Gov. Mike Dunleavy participated by standing alongside the crowd of pro-life supporters. Jan. 22 marks the 47th anniversary of the...

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With hundreds of flights out of Anchorage each week, thousands of Alaskans are shedding winter layers in January and February to don flowery shirts and pack into commercial airliners headed for Hawaii. These flights are depositing sun-starved Alaskans all across the islands. While sandy beaches, snorkeling and tropical hikes sit atop most vacationer’s to-do lists, they might also want to check out two historic churches – still in use – which helped bring Christianity to...

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As Alaskans join Americans across the country in setting aside a day to honor the work and vision of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., it is important to remember that he was a pastor formed and motivated by deep Judeo-Christian beliefs. King’s first principles were not found in the material, social or political realms. His vision came from a fundamental view that God has created mankind, and that we are most at peace when we...

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For those willing to engage in a frank and open discussion about abortion, the upcoming “Brave Conversations” event in Anchorage is the place to be on Jan. 23. The monthly event tackles a range of hot-button topics such as global warming, cultural privilege, faith issues, parental rights, school vouchers and other cultural, moral and philosophical ideas. The gatherings are not about shouting down an opponent or brandishing rhetorical swords. Rather, the goal is to foster...

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Planned Parenthood was a prominent promoter of the pro-abortion/anti-Trump march in Anchorage on Jan. 18. The abortion business joined forces with other far-left liberal groups for the third annual Women’s March. The event came just four days before the 47th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Roe v. Wade which legalized abortion across the nation. Since then, more than 65 million unborn babies have been legally killed in the U.S. Planned Parenthood, which provides...

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While many elected officials are preparing for the pivotal challenge of Alaska Legislature to address the state’s mounting fiscal crisis, Sen. Elvi Gray-Jackson, an Anchorage Democrat, wants to set aside time to convince colleagues that celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month is an integral part of being an Alaskan. Her Senate Bill 147 would permanently establish June as LGBTQ Pride Month. Prefiled on Jan. 17, the legislation looks to celebrate Alaska’s “vibrant cultural diversity” and to “dismiss...

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Planned Parenthood, Alaska’s largest provider of abortions, held a strategic planning session on Jan. 7 in Anchorage. The event took place at Writer’s Block Café where a “We Support Planned Parenthood” sign stood in the window. About 30 people came, including Anchorage Rep. Andy Josephson, Anchorage School Board candidate James Smallwood and Alaska House candidate Janice Park who is running for Anchorage seat 25. Also on hand were several Alaska Watchman allies. Here’s what they...

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For Alaskans who wish to do more home improvements in 2020 without funneling money to a massive corporation that supports abortion and same-sex “marriage,” there are options. According to 2ndVote, a national watchdog group that monitors the philanthropy of major corporations, Home Depot scores poorly when it comes issues like abortion, same-sex “marriage” and religious liberty. Each week 2ndVote takes a look at a popular company that performs poorly on the 2ndVote scoring system and...

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Abortion activists in Juneau are hosting their annual LunaFest film festival in an effort to raise funds to promote abortion across Alaska. The event also aims to celebrate the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion across the nation – leading to more than 61 million deaths of unborn babies over the past 46 years. The annual event is hosted by the Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition, an activist group that tries to...

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