While Rep. David Eastman (R-Wasilla) ultimately prevailed in a politically-charged lawsuit that attempted to banish him from the Alaska Legislature, he is deeply concerned that far-left political activists have now set a dangerous precedent in weaponizing
Free speech advocates across the political spectrum should be concerned about the Anchorage Assembly’s effort to empower its newly formed Equity Committee to combat unwanted speech by members of the public. As recently reported in the Watchman, the Equity
Powerful and well-connected left-leaning activists, who comprise the newly formed Anchorage Equity Committee, are formalizing a strategy to root out what they deem to be unwanted “hate” speech, so-called “systemic racism” and other social or
What can Alaska’s pastors legally say from the pulpit regarding political candidates or the constitutional convention ballot question? How far can clergy go in educating their congregation on key political and social issues? When do religious leaders
We live in a world of lies, falsehoods and deliberate deception. — Men can become women by willing it so. — Unborn babies with their own hearts, fingerprints and DNA are not “fully developed,” and can be justly dismembered in the womb. —
In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that high school football coach Joseph Kennedy has a constitutional right to privately pray on the football field without being fired by the school district. Kennedy’s employment at Bremerton School District
Alaska voters are now in the midst of a new ranked voting system, established by the narrow victory of Ballot Measure 2 in 2020. Besides ranked voting, that initiative also created new requirements for reporting campaign contributions targeting what the
A U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Nov. 25, heralds the dawn of a new era – the return of the rule of law. Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn vs. Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York is a case that involves what is often described as the first liberty
The Ketchikan Borough Assembly voted to override Mayor Rodney Dial’s veto of a resolution it passed on Aug. 17 which asks the Alaska Legislature to pass a law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression throughout
Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson joined a coalition of 25 attorneys general from across the country in a brief supporting federal regulations mandating graphic color warnings on cigarette packages and advertisements. The brief was filed in R.J.
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