American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska

Because Freedom can't protect itself

  • We Did It! Anchorage Assembly Votes to Protect All Anchorage Residents!

    By a decisive 9-2 vote, the Anchorage Assembly protected everyone in Anchorage, including our gay and transgender neighbors, from discrimination. Read more here

  • Victory! Alaska Superior Court Strikes Down Abortion Regulations for Low-Income Women

    The ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and the Center for Reproductive Rights won in court against new rules that would have severely restricted abortion access for low-income women. Read more here

  • We Won Marriage Equality Nationwide!

    On Friday, June 26th, the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed what we have long believed: that all loving, committed couples have the right to marry. Read Justice Kennedy's decision here and sign our thank you note to the brave plaintiffs who led the way to this historic moment.

  • 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.

  • Anchorage Assembly Indefinitely Tables Alcohol Ordinance

    In response to the ACLU of Alaska's letter detailing our concerns with the proposed "3 strikes" ban on alcohol sales to chronic visitors of the city's sobering center, the Assembly has postponed considering the ordinance.