FACT: EVERY TIME BREE’S LAW CAME UP, DUNLEAVY WAS A YES VOTE
When Bree Moore, the Anchorage 20-year-old, was dying at the hands of her abusive boyfriend, the last thing she could have imagined was having union thugs and oil attorney Robin Brena use her death as a political battering ram.
But the poor girl didn’t know just how low the left would go.
Unions and Sealaska Corporation would weaponize her death with help from a Florida consulting company.
Unite Alaska for Walker-Mallott, which now just refers to itself as Unite Alaska, began running ads accusing gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunleavy of blocking legislation called “Bree’s Law,” which relates to teaching teens about dating violence and how to not be victims.
The video ad is nothing short of vicious, insensitive to the family and survivors, and is a falsehood from beginning to end.
Bree’s parents, Butch and Cindy Moore, don’t approve of the ad.
But they know that they can’t demand that the ads come down, because the footage used in the ad is from news reels. All they can do is ask nicely.
Butch Moore wrote on Facebook: “Unite Alaska, The public thinks this is our ad and it is not. Please post ASAP in your TV ad and attached video description, the following: ‘Bree’s Law, Butch and Cindy Moore are not affiliated with Unite Alaska. This ad was created by Unite Alaska using public domain news footage and this is not the Moore’s ad’. Thank you, Butch Moore.”
FACT: UNITE ALASKA SAID ‘SORRY NOT SORRY’
Unite Alaska was not moved by Butch and Cindy Moore. The group responded on Facebook that they felt their ad was accurate, and they continued to run the ad without the disclaimer.
But it didn’t go well on social media. The public is appalled.
Christian Hartley, an administrator of the Stop Alaska Crime Facebook page, wrote:
“Unite Alaska, do you often re-victimize people who have suffered tremendous loss for your personal benefit, or is it only when it’s a kid [who] is murdered? You never asked the Moore’s, and they’ve asked you to retract or amend your advertisement, and yet… no action.
“So much for uniting Alaska,” he continued.
“Stop Alaska Crime calls on Unite Alaska to respect the wishes of the family victims of this horrendous murder, and fix it immediately. We can’t wait to read your apology for misrepresenting the cover photo of your website to suggest that the Moore’s support your campaign. Psst – they don’t and certainly won’t now.
“Right now, they get to see their faces and the face of their murdered love one advertising a campaign they never authorized and were never told was coming. I don’t understand how you don’t think that might be an issue.”
“Unite Alaska had no problem creating a Anti-Dunleavy ad using Butch & Cindy Moore along with Bree’s Law to deliberating create the impression the Moore’s supported Gov. Walker’s reelection and were behind the ad. The reality is Moores had no knowledge of the ad & all pictures where taken from a story on Channel 11. To use someone’s image and cause to create any ad w/o their knowledge and permission is wrong on so many levels.”
- Barbara Donatelli, Anchorage, Vice President of CIRI Native Corporation
- Gail Schubert, Anchorage, president of Bering Straits Native Corporation
- Tim Navarre of Kenai, a city councilman who was once charged with domestic violence against a child
- Joe Thomas, Fairbanks, a labor union official
- Sheri Buretta, Eagle River, a University of Alaska Regent appointed in 2015 by Governor Walker and Chairman of the Chugach Alaska Corporation
- Jim Sampson, Fairbanks, a labor official and former mayor
- Jennifer Marie Stryker, Anchorage, employed by the municipality of Anchorage
FACT: SEALASKA SHAREHOLDERS AND ALASKA’S WORKERS ARE PAYING FOR THIS AD
- Sealaska Corporation – $150,000 of what should be shareholder money
- Working Families of Alaska, Joey Merrick chair – $200,000 of union dues from working men and women
- NEA – Alaska – $30,000 from teachers, aides, and janitors
- Chugach Alaska, a Native Corporation – $50,000
- International Union of Operating Engineers/Engineers PAC – $50,000 of union dues
- Robin Brena – anti-oil lawyer who bought Gov. Walker’s law firm – $125,000
- Bradley Tusk – Michael Bloomberg’s former campaign manager – $10,000
- IBEW – $100,000 of union dues
- AFSCME – $25,000 of public employee union dues
- And other unions. AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami is behind it all