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When ‘standing tall’ only goes so far

Today’s extremely pointed column by Bob Bird calls out Gov. Dunleavy for a litany of grievances that many Alaskans have with his disinterest in defending core conservative values whenever it entails locking horns with the court. Whether it be paying for
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Supreme Court’s ‘sex’ ruling is not as bad as you think

Last Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the language in the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans discrimination in the workplace on the basis of sexual orientation. The Bostock v. Clayton County decision has caused considerable uproar among social
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Abortion amendment set for 5th public hearing

A proposed constitutional amendment stating that nothing in Alaska’s Constitution can be interpreted by the courts as granting a right to abortion is set for a fifth public hearing on Friday, March 13 in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The measure, SJR 13,