abortion rights

Former state Senate Mike Dunleavy, left, Gov. Bill Walker, center, and former U.S. Senator Mark Begich debate during a Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Centennial Hall on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: We need a governor who will stick to his word on reproductive rights

Whom we choose for governor is more important than ever.


In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo. President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington. America is about to get its first extended look at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo | J. Scott Applewhite)

Opinion: America needs a centrist judge, not Kavanaugh

This happened to a dear friend of mine. She was ardent advocate of abortion rights. She is dead now, but I will tell you what… Continue reading


Alyson Currey, of Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, speaks to abortion rights supporters at the Dimond Courthouse Plaza on Wednesday, August 15, 2018,during a protest against President Donald Trump’s selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to become an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Kava-nots gather at Capitol as Planned Parenthood calls for Murkowski’s ‘no’ vote on SCOTUS pick

Shouting into a megaphone while on a park bench in downtown Juneau on Wednesday, Alaska Planned Parenthood legislative liaison Alyson Currey had a message she… Continue reading