With the midterm ballot tabulations finally winding down, it’s clear that the LGBTQ political and cultural strategy has entered a new phase both in Alaska and across America. Increasingly, candidates are being elected to public office who openly identify as
For the second time in six months, St. Andrew Catholic Church in Eagle River has suffered a vandalism attack. The night before Thanksgiving, a vandal spray painted nine large phallic symbols on the outside of the church. The images are nearly identical to
With the turkeys all carved and eaten, and most of the dishes cleaned, we’d like to take a moment to express our gratitude to fellow Alaskans who have exhibited courage, fortitude and incredible compassion over the last few years. We are grateful to the
We live in a world wounded by profound and ever-growing confusion and injustice. Often, it seems conservative, God-fearing Americans are waging a cultural and spiritual battle defined by occasional victories which are quickly overshadowed by
Constitutional ignorance reigns supreme in Alaska, and it would appear that conservative devotion to our state and federal documents is little different than that of the rest of our culture. We insist on doing things the hard way, rather than expending the
In an unusually candid article, former Alaska abortion doctor Carolyn Brown acknowledged in the Alaska Beacon that she is plagued by thoughts that she may have made a mistake in killing preborn babies back in the 1970s and 80s. The Nov. 17 article details how
More than 70 people braved sub-freezing temperatures to attend the closing event of the 40 Days for Life vigil outside the Anchorage Planned Parenthood abortion clinic. Mary Kemper, who helped coordinate this year’s campaign spoke to the gathering of
We’ve said this before, but it’s worth repeating. Conservative candidates – especially in local races for school board, city councils, assembly seats and the Alaska Legislature – must get over the fear of unapologetically declaring where they stand
For months leading up to the Nov. 8 election, the Democratic party, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU of Alaska marshaled their collective resources to fight the statewide constitutional convention ballot measure. The one unifying factor among these groups was
Former Alaska lawmaker Cathy Giessel, who is narrowly leading in her quest to return to the Alaska State Senate, sent an email to supporters a few days before the Nov. 8 election in which she indicated that she supports the current practice of abortion on
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