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    OPINION: Activist judges rule supreme because we let them

    The “hierarchy of law” is an ancient concept that some laws are more important than others. In our rancorous and increasingly nonsensical political climate,...

    Igniting ‘brave conversations’ in an era of ‘safe spaces’

    Leigh Sloan is a compact force, like a substitute teacher underestimated by her students until it’s too late. Being able to capture the attention of...

    Ways to make a pro-life & pro-family difference in Alaska

    The following news briefs are provided to alert Alaskans of upcoming opportunities to make a pro-life and pro-family impact in Alaska.   HOW TO PRESENT PRO-LIFE...

    On the duty to ‘legislate morality’ in Alaska

    On October 1, voters in Fairbanks and North Pole spoke fairly clearly about the direction they think their communities should be headed regarding civil...

    Personal feelings cannot be a shared foundation for law

    I watched the lawsuit and litigation play out this summer between the City of Anchorage and the Downtown Hope Center. The entire incident leading...

    Upcoming presentations and events to engage the culture in Alaska

    Here's a roundup of upcoming events, presentations and opportunities to engage the culture for the common good in Alaska.   FORMER ARAFAT SNIPER TO RECOUNT CHRISTIAN...

    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...

    Taking Action: Faith-based outreaches need help to assist Alaskans with crisis pregnancies and addictions

    The following news items are provided to assist Alaskans in supporting faith-based and pro-life efforts to address some of the most pressing challenges in...

    Why are there so many angry young men?

    The recent trial that just convicted the third young Alaskan in the 2016 murder of Palmer teen David Grundwald is evidence of a larger...

    TAKING ACTION: News briefs & events to make a difference in Alaska

    The following list of upcoming events is provided to help Alaskans make a positive difference for life, family and faith in Alaska.   NATIONAL SPEAKERS SET...

    Christ-centered scouting equips Alaska girls to engage secular culture

    It’s been nearly 25 years since a group of dedicated Girl Scouts leaders felt compelled to finally break from their beloved scouting organization to...

    News briefs and upcoming events to make a difference in Alaska

    The following roundup of news briefs and upcoming events are aimed at helping Alaskans engage the wider culture as we seek the common good. PRO-LIFE...

    News Roundup: Information to make a difference in Alaska

    The following is a brief roundup of news and events that Alaskans can use to make a positive difference in family, business and cultural...

    Rejecting state funds allows Anchorage homeless shelter to boldly share the Gospel

    It was September, dark enough already for the northern lights to illuminate the tent where Daniel Bates was living in the margins of Fairbanks....

    Leading bioethicist to speak in Anchorage on ‘the transgender question’

    One of the nation’s leading bioethicists will be in Anchorage next week for a free public lecture entitled “Thinking through the ethics of the...

    Alaskan ‘heroes’ honored as Special Olympics ‘champions’

    Special Olympics Alaska honored its outstanding athletes, coaches, volunteers and sponsors this week during a packed and sometimes emotional ceremony at the group’s training...

    OPINION: Can Alaska’s Supreme Court decide the limits of its own power?

    The great 2019 Alaska budget war has seen deep spending cuts by Governor Mike Dunleavy through his line item budget vetoes. Many “sacred cows”...

    Alaska schools push video gaming despite student health concerns

    Despite growing concern over childhood obesity and the excessive time youth engage with digital devices, Alaska educators are encouraging teens to spend even more...

    It’s time to reclaim some of our pre-Y2K life

    I came across a blank postcard the other day, turned it over a few times, and resolved to do something for the first time...

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