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My Turn: If pot law passes, Alaskans will be in control

...same.Opponents are spreading fear of unrestricted commercial advertising by claiming, repeatedly, that the 2009 U.S. Supreme Court decision in "Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission" means reasonable restrictions on advertising won't...
Alaska Editorial: Judge's ruling correct on marriage, but governor has right to appeal

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: On Sunday, Oct. 12, U.S.
Supreme Court denies Alaska's request

ANCHORAGE - After a short hiatus, gay marriage once again became legal in the state of Alaska when the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to intervene.The state had asked the nation's highest court to put a halt to marriages while...
Supreme Court must stop attacks on abortion rights

The following editorial first appeared in the Los Angeles Times: In 1973, the Supreme Court held in Roe vs.
Alaska gay couples apply for marriage licenses

...within the coming weeks.The landscape has changed very quickly for gay marriage in the U.S. Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals from several states seeking to retain their bans on same-sex marriage. The Oct. 6 move...
Gay marriage developments across the nation

It's been more than a week since a flurry of gay marriage developments began with the Supreme Court's denial of appeals from five states, allowing for expansion of marriage rights.
Appeals court halts gay marriages in Alaska

...Appeals in San Francisco granted a temporary halt until late Friday morning to allow the state to take its case to the U.S. Supreme Court.The appeals court said barring a stay from the nation's highest court, gay marriages would resume in Alaska...
Begich signs Outside money pledge

JUNEAU - U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has signed a pledge calling for the rejection of Outside money in the Alaska race unless the funding source for the spending is disclosed and can be traced to a person or an established entity.
Alaska gay marriage 'in a matter of weeks'

Lawyers representing five Alaska same-sex couples have something powerful in their corner: A days-old 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that they say ties the hands of the judge hearing the suit brought against the state of Alaska.
My Turn: Health care math doesn't add up for Alaskans

...exchanges (i.e. the national site). Given the split in the circuits, this issue could reach the U.S. Supreme Court, but that just means more uncertainty for the time being. We also recently saw the Alaska Division of Insurance...


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