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    OPINION: Alaska unions need to scrap radical political activism

    “Dunleavy’s attack on unions is an attack on all Alaskans,” or so read the Sept. 29 headline of an Anchorage Daily News commentary piece...

    No religious exemption for AK teachers who breach gender-identity policy

    Earlier this week Alaska Watchman reported that all teachers who are certified by the Alaska Department of Education are now forced to abide by...

    Alaska teachers forced to refer to students by preferred gender identity

    Many Alaska schools now mandate that teachers refer to students by their preferred gender identity, even when it contradicts the student’s biological sex. In 2016...

    Court: Anchorage women’s shelter is not required to admit men identifying as women

    Anchorage officials cannot force a faith-based women’s shelter in Anchorage to admit biological males in its overnight facility. This comes after Anchorage officials dropped...

    Transgender talk sparks lively exchange in Anchorage restaurant

    About 250 people packed into Gallos Mexican Restaurant in South Anchorage last week to listen to a presentation by a leading national bioethicist who...

    Parental rights organizer needed for ‘at risk’ Alaska

    A leading national parental rights organization, with the mission to “educate and inform the public and policymakers regarding parental rights,” is in need of...

    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...

    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....

    Fairbanks candidates take opposing stances on hot-button social issues

    The Oct. 1 Fairbanks North Star Borough elections could have a significant impact on pro-life laws and policies dealing with LGBTQ issues. This according...

    OPINION: Dunleavy’s move is needed first step to correcting Alaska’s courts

    As everyone knows, there are three co-equal branches to government: legislative, executive and judicial. Except they’re not. As in co-equal. Understanding correct constitutional principles is...

    Military launches ‘formal inquiry’ into why its training session listed Alaska Family Council as ‘hate group’

    The military has launched a formal inquiry after one of the leading pro-life and pro-family advocacy groups in Alaska was identified as a “hate...

    Military apologizes after identifying Alaska Family Council as a ‘hate group’

    The Alaska Family Council, one of the most respected and long-standing pro-life and pro-family advocacy groups in Alaska was recently identified as a “hate...

    ANALYSIS: ‘Dangerous’ proposal violates Alaska lawyers’ freedom of speech and religious liberty

    In 2016, the US Supreme Court invalidated all state laws limiting marriage to persons of the opposite sex. The sexual revolution, thus endorsed by...

    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...

    Proposal seen as threat to Alaska lawyers’ freedom of speech and religious liberty

    The Alaska Bar Association is seeking to impose on all attorneys new rules of conduct, which Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson says will have...

    On Gun Violence

    The problem with the internet is that everyone gets a megaphone to shout, or re-shout, endless things that just aren't true. Gun violence is terrible....

    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...

    Court blocks Anchorage officials from forcing women’s shelter to admit men

    A federal court ruling has temporarily blocked Anchorage officials from forcing a faith-based women's homeless shelter into admitting biological males. The controversy stems from an...

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