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Supreme Court denies Alaska's request

...equal-protection clauses of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.Burgess' ruling cleared the way for gay couples to begin...high court.Leighow said Parnell swore to uphold the Alaska Constitution when he took office."Today's denial of the stay doesn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-19/supreme-court-denies-alaskas-request
State
Gay marriage developments across the nation

...later promised that he would not give up defending Idaho's constitution which defines marriage as between one man and one woman...couples to wed while the group's lawsuit against the state constitution's ban is under review. The group argued in its filing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/gay-marriage-developments-across-nation
State
Appeals court halts gay marriages in Alaska

...equal protection clauses of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.That cleared the way for gay couples to begin applying...governor believes he is bound by his oath to defend Alaska's Constitution," Parnell's spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow, said in an...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/appeals-court-halts-gay-marriages-alask
State
Alaska's first known gay marriage in Arctic town

...District Judge Timothy Burgess ruled Sunday that the ban violated the due process and equal protection guarantees of the U.S. Constitution. His ruling came over the objection of gay marriage opponents who say states should decide the issue, not courts.Gay...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-15/alaskas-first-known-gay-marriage-arctic
State
Senate actions reveal Palin's character

...continue it for another year of office. This has been shown in her unlawful interpretation of both the state and national constitutions, her inability to see anything that is for the welfare of all of Alaska, and not just for the benefit of the Interior...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042109/let_431404605.shtml
Letter: Constitution - Smon-stitution: Who Cares?

...Oh, really?Would you believe that Constitution Day (old label: "Citizenship Day...celebrates the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and American citizenship for all of...1787 in Philadelphia when the U.S. Constitution was signed into existence.The establishment...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-18/letter-constitution-smon-stitution-wh
Letters
Elections should be for people

...sitting as judges across America that our state and federal constitutions intended artificial persons, such as corporations, unions...candidates in your House and Senate districts to sign the Alaska Constitution Pledge. Let them know their position on this fundamental...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-20/elections-should-be-people
Letters
Miller, Treadwell debate

...possible, so long as it is in line with the state and U.S. constitutions.The only real dustup between the two came on the issue...enumerated power of the federal government under the U.S. constitution. Miller said the agency has a role at the borders, but...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-14/miller-treadwell-debate
State
Alaska's same-sex marriage ban is overturned

...Sunday that he must defend the Alaska Constitution."Although the district court today...Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution," the ruling states. "The court...defending and upholding Alaska's Constitution, Bill Walker has remained silent on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-12/alaskas-same-sex-marriage-ban-overturne
Local
No rush for Juneau's gay couples

...obligation to defend the state's constitution, Gov. Sean Parnell announced his...it struck down a portion of our constitution," Geraghty said. "I took an oath to uphold our constitution and I take it very seriously. All...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/no-rush-juneaus-gay-couples
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