According to a trooper affidavit, a social media post threatened “deadly force upon the Chefornak Village Council, YKHC, and to all who are behind mass distribution of vaccinations.”
Trials currently in progress will still proceed, as will those scheduled in other parts of the state.
Since 2010, the Alaska state legislature has debated the passage of a “Stand Your Ground” law. Versions of the bill have made their way through committee, passed in the House, and then ultimately stalled in the Senate. Now, the bill is back.