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Eagle River Sen Dyson plans to retire

...Legislature in 1996. He served in the House before winning election to the Senate in 2002.Dyson has been outspoken in his anti-abortion views and on issues like federal overreach. This session, he has been involved in efforts aimed at slowing Alaska's...
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Anti-abortion voters look for one of their own contenders

...Calling their opponents Satan worshippers and savages, anti-abortion lawmakers on Wednesday insisted that Republican contenders...Austin, Texas, last year over an abortion bill. While anti-abortion activists were giving speeches and singing "Amazing...
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No more state funding for elective abortions

...caused by rape or incest or that the pregnancy would put the woman "in danger of death."A bill introduced by an anti-abortion senator during last year's session aimed to enact similar regulations. The bill, introduced by Sen. John Coghill...
New York attorney challenging Begich

...candidate Joe Miller, Palmer student and U.S. Air Force veteran John M. Jaramillo, and Anchorage resident and anti-abortion activist Kathleen M. Tonn.The Brooklyn-born chairman of the state Republican party, Peter Goldberg, offered...
Treadwell launches Senate bid

...2009 because of prosecutorial misconduct. Stevens died in a plane crash on Aug. 9, 2010.Treadwell said he is anti-abortion, would support repealing the federal health care overhaul and backs gun rights. He repeated the populist theme that...
Three things to watch for in the state Legislature

...other procedures deemed medically necessary for people in need. Coghill, R-North Pole, who is outspoken in his anti-abortion beliefs, has said he is seeking to clarify "under which circumstances it is appropriate for the people of Alaska...
Senator looks at introducing abortion legislation

...legislation that would define when an abortion is "medically necessary."Sen. John Coghill's comments at an anti-abortion rally on the state Capitol steps were greeted by applause.Coghill, R-North Pole, was the main speaker at the...
Bill defines 'medically necessary' abortions

...regulations ultimately adopted did not further define the term.Coghill, R-North Pole, has long been outspoken in his anti-abortion views. But he said his bill, SB49, also speaks to concerns about what is expected to be an increasingly tight state...
On RNC stage, nettlesome issues unmentioned

...unwelcome distraction for Romney, who trail Obama among female voters. Former Sen. Rick Santorum touched on his own anti-abortion position in his convention speech but most of the other speakers have steered clear. Republicans are hoping to win...
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Conservatives take aim at Senate coalition

...Family Action are all staunchly anti-abortion. Bell and Coghill oppose abortion...Loren Leman, the staunchly anti-abortion former state senator and lieutenant...Minnery's fund-raiser.The anti-abortion activists at the event said they...


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