Sophie’s Choice is a 1982 British film written and directed by Alan J. Pakula. It stars Meryl Streep and Peter MacNicol, and was honored with numerous American and international film awards. This film will always be a relevant example to those who
There is no doubt the First and Second Amendments to the Constitution guarantee two of the most fundamental rights that make America the free and open society we have been for over 240 years. Today, these two amendments are under the most serious attack
What can a pastor legally say from the pulpit regarding politics, candidates and ballot initiatives? Can clergy educate their congregation on key political and social issues? When do religious leaders cross the line and put their churches in jeopardy of
Yet another protest will take place outside the Anchorage Assembly chambers on Aug. 25, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The upcoming event will urge the Assembly to reject an ordinance that would ban counseling for minors who want help dealing with unwanted same-sex
Editor’s note: The following letter was submitted to the Anchorage Assembly for their Aug. 25 meeting in which they will consider an ordinance (AO 2020-65) to ban counseling for minors who are struggling to overcome same-sex attraction or who have
At least two more Anchorage restaurants are open for business as of Aug. 6, joining Kriner’s Diner and Little Dipper Diner in making a stand against Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s order to shut down all indoor dining due to COVID-19 concerns. Jackie’s Place is
Kriner’s Diner has become ground zero for those who oppose increasingly stringent health mandates imposed on Anchorage by Mayor Ethan Berkowitz. Jason Woscek went out of his way to eat at Kriner’s on Aug. 5, bringing his family and out-of-state relatives
The University of Alaska Southeast, which has campuses in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan will impose mask mandates for all students, staff and visitors as it provides both online and in-person classes this fall. According to the university’s newly released
In an effort to allow greater public input over another hot-button social item the Anchorage Assembly unanimously voted to postpone debate over a proposal that would ban any Anchorage counselor, therapist, psychologist or health care provider from helping a
The day before the Anchorage Assembly takes up debate over an ordinance to outlaw counseling for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction, a conference will occur in Anchorage to help equip parents to take a stand against the measure. Hosted by the Alaska
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