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...California's personal belief exemption for immunizations on a 24-14 vote. Mississippi and West Virginia are the only two states with...state that is our home."Other parents cheered the legislative vote and immediately turned their attention to swaying Brown."I...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/julia-horowitz/2015-06-29
Op-ed: Same-sex marriage is only the beginning

...a "gender identity" curriculum for children starting in seventh grade. News reports said the crowd that showed up for the vote overwhelmingly opposed the decision, but majorities no longer matter. Minorities rule, except on the Supreme Court.Given...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-29/op-ed-same-sex-marriage-is-only-t
Opinion
Op-ed: The Southern lie

...begin to win some Southern electoral votes. Ike won four Southern states in 1952 and five in 1956, when he won the popular vote in the region. And he did it while supporting civil rights. How was this possible? The GOP had begun picking off the less...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-28/op-ed-the-southern-lie
Opinion
Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

...and emotional legal questions. Celebrations and joyful weddings quickly followed in states where they had been forbidden. The vote was narrow - 5-4 - but Justice Anthony Kennedy's majority opinion was clear and firm: "The court now holds that same-sex...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-26/supreme-court-declares-nationwide-ri
News
Nikiski to vote on police protection

Nikiski residents will again be given the chance to vote for expanded police protection. The Kenai Peninsula Borough...ballot. Assembly member Mako Haggerty cast the lone dissenting vote. Reach Rashah McChesney at rashah.mcchesney@peninsulaclarion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-17/nikiski-to-vote-on-police-protection
News
Voices of the Peninsula: What if we're wrong about salmon buffer zones?

...the question I posed to myself with every vote - what if I am wrong? I also pose this...entered the process. Was I wrong in my vote to maintain just 50 feet and not push for...only working with 50 feet. Was I wrong to vote for these changes and to help craft some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-20/voices-of-the-peninsula-what-if-w
Opinion
Kenai ballot initiatives propose changes to city council

...arrangement, the two contested council seats are won by the two top vote-getters of a single race, who run against all other contenders...would allow future council meetings to be canceled by a majority vote. Presently, the council is required to hold two meetings each...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/kenai-ballot-initiatives-propose-cha
News
Hip Hop Culture

...Alaska Anchorage and the Anchorage Urban League of Young Professionals to coordinate a political literacy and get-out-the-vote effort.He kept returning to Alaska. Last year, Martinez moved his family to Anchorage, as well as the headquarters for his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-19/hip-hop-culture
Community
'Deacons for Defense' are not vigilantes

I support the people's right to vote on whether to establish a Law Enforcement Service Area (LESA) for Nikiski. I will be voting no on this proposed ballot measure...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-17/deacons-for-defense-are-n
Letters
Halibut bycatch limit reduced by 25 percent in Bering Sea

...cut halibut bycatch by a fourth.Sunday afternoon's 6-3 vote didn't give halibut fisherman the 41-percent reduction they...Juneau Empire reported.Two council members were recused from the vote because of their jobs in the fishing industry.The National...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-08/halibut-bycatch-limit-reduced-by-25-
News

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