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Rich Lowry: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a hero for our time

...abusive patriarchy. She's an African immigrant who made her own way in a Western country, the Netherlands. She's a fierce advocate for women's rights. She's a target for deadly violence by angry men who want to shut her up. She left her religion and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-29/rich-lowry-ayaan-hirsi-ali-a-hero
Opinion
Global change, local action

...difficult in the public policy arena is what I call the paradox of politics," Navarre said. "That is that you can't lead and advocate for change effectively unless you're in office, and if you're not careful about how you go about it, you're not going...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-29/global-change-local-action
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Kenaitze searches for special advocates

...information to potential volunteers of its Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program.The first meeting will be held at Kaladi...Center at 5:30 p.m. The CASA program allows volunteers to advocate for children in abuse and neglect court cases. "They get...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-09/kenaitze-searches-for-special-advoca
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Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...2012. Its drilling contractor, Noble Drilling, was convicted of violating environmental and safety rules.Environmental advocates say the Arctic ecosystem is too fragile to risk a spill, and cleanup would be difficult or perhaps even impossible because...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-26/oil-council-shale-wont-last-arctic-d
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Military code, gas line appointments things to watch

...Robert Doehl, deputy commissioner of the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, said Forrest Dunbar, a judge advocate general officer, is working with legislators on efforts to update the code. The bill scheduled for a hearing Thursday in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-22/military-code-gas-line-appointments-
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Community members march against abuse

...offices of senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan marched with community members. During the walk, Susie Stafford, night advocate for the LeeShore Center said she was grateful to be able to participate and thankful that the Choose Respect event promotes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-24/community-members-march-against-abus
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Longtime Kenai River habitat advocate applies for Board of Fisheries seat

...invasive species," wrote chairman of the Kenai Area Fishermen's Coalition Dwight Kramer in an email. Kramer, a longtime advocate for private angling opportunity on the Kenai River, also applied for a seat on the Board of Fisheries. However, upon learning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-03/longtime-kenai-river-habitat-advocat
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Senate panel discusses personal use fishing priority

...restrictions are necessary - putting personal use ahead of commercial or sport fishing. It would not supersede subsistence fishing. Advocates from Fairbanks and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough regions testified in support of the bill during a Tuesday Senate State...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-10/senate-panel-discusses-personal-use-
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What others say: Future of marijuana bill unclear

...possession offer the passage of legalization as an affirmative defense. Legislators, state law officials and legalization advocates railed against the bill's language as not reflective of voters' intention in passing the ballot measure.After a brief...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-18/what-others-say-future-of-marijua
Opinion
Trapping, recreation collide in Cooper Landing

...Campground, the Russian River Campground, Kenai Lake beaches and a slew of trails near Seward. During public testimony, advocates of the proposals said they fear that their animals will be injured and they want legal restrictions on where traps can be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-14/trapping-recreation-collide-in-coope
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