The point here is not to review general threats to Christian morality in Alaska but to call attention to a very specific challenge that should be on the radar of all parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, godparents and others in positions of responsibility over today’s youth.
Facing the prospect of massive cuts in federal funding, Planned Parenthood in Alaska is pressuring Sen. Lisa Murkowski to support its work, including elective abortions.
In an effort to remove federal funding from the nation’s largest abortion chain pro-life advocates are planning “Defund Planned Parenthood” rallies in Alaska and across the country. On Feb. 11 rallies will be held at Planned Parenthood locations throughout the United States, including in Anchorage.
Alaska’s Catholic bishops issued a statement on Feb. 3 regarding President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order regarding immigration. The letter was signed by Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne, Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski, Juneau Bishop Edward Burns and Anchorage Archbishop Emeritus Roger Schwietz.
CatholicAnchor.org Separate bills filed in the Alaska Legislature aim to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide, redefine marriage and force health care insurers in the state to cover contraceptives, sterilizations and procedures — including those that cause abortion. BILL AIMS TO LEGALIZE DOCTOR-PRESCRIBED SUICIDE A bill to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide in Alaska has been reintroduced in the State…
More than 300 people turned out for what many believe is the first-ever pro-life march in Palmer on Saturday, Jan. 28. Mat-Su residents packed the downtown Palmer Depot before marching through the streets of palmer to pray for an end to abortion and give peaceful public witness to the dignity and rights of unborn babies.
Alaskans will have an opportunity to express their concerns to the State Board of Education and Early Development during an audio conference at noon on Jan. 27. The meeting will take place in Juneau (801 West 10th Street) and the public is invited to attend in person or by telephone from anywhere in Alaska.
The next meeting, Jan. 15, features a presentation and discussion titled: “Catholic response to gender identity issues.” The gathering runs 4-5:45 p.m. in Lumen Christi High School, room 109, in Anchorage
The State of Alaska sponsored a workshop, open to all state educators, instructing them how to assist students — elementary age and older — who wish to transition away from their biological sex and identify otherwise.