ACLU and NAACP File Amicus in Alaska’s Marriage Equality Suit
The ACLU of Alaska, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the NAACP, Anchorage Branch filed a friend of the court brief in the federal lawsuit that seeks to end Alaska’s ban on equal marriage. Learn more about the case and read their brief.
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.
Protecting Alaska Native Religious Freedom
Last summer, Yup’ik fishermen were charged with violating the orders of the Department of Fish and Game, because they–in accord with Yup’ik traditions–fished for king salmon in the Kuskokwim River. Find out how ACLU of AK is protecting Native Alaskan traditions, by preserving their constitutional rights to their religion.