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Two recent reports suggest that a growing number of Alaskan couples are less willing to raise human children but are enthusiastic about so-called pet parenting their “furry friends.” In terms of percentage, children (ages 0-19 years old) have dropped from 34% of Alaska’s overall population in 1994 to just 28% in 2018. In fact, there were 1,400 fewer Alaskan children in 2018 compared to 1994 despite a population growth of nearly 133,000 Alaskans. PRIORITIZING ‘FURRY...


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 launch a Christ-centered program called American Heritage Girls (AHG). Today AHG has over 1,160 troops, including nine in Alaska, that serve more than 52,000 girls across the United States.   CHRIST-CENTERED ALTERNATIVE Concern about the Girl Scouts’ openness to groups like Planned Parenthood and organizations that promote sexuality and gender identity...

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