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What is about to unfold at the Anchorage Assembly is one of the most brazen assaults on parental rights in the history of Alaska. The three openly gay members of the Assembly have introduced an ordinance that would ban parents from being able to secure any type of counseling for children that tries to address unwanted same-sex desires or gender confusion. Assembly members Christopher Constant, Felix Rivera and Austin Quinn-Davidson do not believe that parents...

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After months of opposition, hundreds of emails and many hours of public testimony, the Fairbanks School Board will finally vote on whether to approve a fundamental shift in education, which includes adding controversial LGBTQ courses in area schools. The final vote, however, will take place without any parents or concerned community members in attendance. Citing concerns about COVID-19, the school district has banned the public from attending or offering in-person testimony at the April 21...

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Alaska’s most notorious abortion business is looking to hire a youth group leader to recruit Anchorage teens for ideologically driven programs that advocate for gender fluidity, expansion of abortion access, explicit sex education in schools and contraception for minors without parental knowledge. Planned Parenthood is seeking a community outreach educator to lead its Anchorage-based Teen Council – a group that teaches children how to disseminate the abortion business’ message to fellow youth in schools and...

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There could not be greater contrasts among the candidates running for Anchorage Assembly and Anchorage School Board seats, especially with regards to pro-life, parental rights and religious liberty issues. Between March 17 and April 7, Anchorage residents will cast mail-in ballots. Alaska Family Action, a pro-family advocacy group, has released its voter guide for these contests, detailing candidates’ stances on key social issues. ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES Anchorage Assembly candidates were asked if they agree with the...

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On Feb. 18, members of the Health & Social Services Committee in the Alaska House sat through a presentation featuring teenagers from Anchorage and Juneau who have been recruited and trained by Planned Parenthood to disseminate the abortion business’ line on abortion access and LGBTQ ideology to school age children around Alaska. Teen Council is a program launched by Planned Parenthood to use teenagers to deliver the abortion business’ sexuality advice to students. As part...

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In 1978, the Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA), otherwise known as the Hatch Amendment was passed after parents were shocked and outraged to learn that trusted teachers were using the classroom for therapy instead of education. Teachers pried into the private lives of students and their family by asking sensitive information about political, religious and personal beliefs. Little did parents realize that teachers would overstep their bounds once again by asking questions of a sexual nature...

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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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Jan. 9 is the next meeting for a group of Fairbanks educators working on a curriculum update that includes books and material that expose students to controversial LGBT sexual ideologies. The Curriculum Advisory Committee for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District has already received community pushback for its first draft, which included LGBTQ material in high school social studies and English classes. A revised second draft could be ready for comment by Jan. 9....

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In preparation to launch a curriculum overhaul that would expose Fairbanks students to radical sexual ideologies in English and social studies, the Fairbanks North Star Borough is seeking to add a parent member to its Curriculum Advisory Committee. The committee is revising the 7-12 grade English/Language Arts and K-12 grade social studies curriculum. The initial draft is finished, but work continues on the plan. According to the school district’s website, the new curriculum would include...

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Alaska educators are being encouraged to adopt a new educational model that claims to be more child centered. Coined “Whole Child,” the model was developed by ASCD, an educational reform group that aims to transform schools by encouraging them to focus more on emotional, social and physical health issues. Promotional flyers for ASCD’s Whole Child approach emphasize broad themes about empowering students, expanding health services and meeting the needs of the “whole” child. Unmentioned in...