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My Turn: Scientists who know say 'no' to legal pot

...Court found a right for Alaskans to consume small amounts of marijuana in their homes in the privacy provisions of the Alaska Constitution. And in 1998, Alaskans voted to legalize marijuana for medical purposes with 58 percent support. But Ballot Measure 2...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-22/my-turn-scientists-who-know-say-no-le
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: Judge's ruling correct on marriage, but governor has right to appeal

...the ban a violation of the U.S. constitution and therefore void, or is Gov. Parnell...saying he plans to defend the Alaska constitution?The answer, despite the disconnect...of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The right to marry, though some...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-21/alaska-editorial-judges-ruling-correc
Opinion
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
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
Local
Alaska gay couples apply for marriage licenses

...District Court Judge Timothy Burgess ruled that ban violated both due process and equal protection clauses of the U.S. Constitution. The ruling in favor of five couples who sued the state in May overturns a constitutional amendment approved by Alaska voters...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/alaska-gay-couples-apply-marriage-licen
State
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

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