Declaration of Sovereignty 

The following wording was approved by the membership on November 1, 2012 and can be found in the 2012 Annual Meeting Minutes:  

The Widows Sons Masonic Riders Association, Alaska Grand Chapter is an Independent and Sovereign Body of Master Masons in the Jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska. No Body or Individual other than the Alaska Grand Chapter President or Executive Board speaks for the Widows Sons of Alaska. In particular, the Alaska Grand Chapter disavows and repudiates any and all statements or presentations, to include e-mails and websites, produced by any person or entity not authorized or recognized by the Alaska Grand Chapter Executive Board, regarding the Widows Sons Masonic Riders Association.  This action establishes the sovereignty of the Widows Sons within Alaska from any and all outside regulatory influence.