Alaska Supreme Court Rules That Alaska Tax Law Treats Same-Sex Families Unfairly
The ACLU won before the Alaska Supreme Court, which ruled that Alaska cannot discriminate against same-sex couples by denying them equal access to a tax exemption for senior citizens and disabled veterans. Learn more.
ACLU of Alaska Questions Legality of Proposed Alcohol Ordinance
The ACLU of Alaska sent a letter to the Anchorage Assembly about its proposed "3 strikes" plan to restrict alcohol sales to chronic visitors of the city's sobering center. Our letter points out that the city's rule would violate privacy laws and make Anchorage less safe. Read more here.
Landmark Win Against the NSA's Surveillance Program
On Thursday, May 7, the Sixth Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA's phone-spying program (first exposed two years ago by Edward Snowden) is illegal. Read about why the win is significant here and sign our petition to tell Congress to protect Americans' privacy.