On June 26, the ACLU made history by overturning the "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA) in the U.S. Supreme Court. But what does this mean for married same-sex couples who live in Alaska where same-sex relationships aren't recognized? What benefits are available to spouses of gay and lesbian federal employees? Learn what the end of DOMA means for you.
Who’s looking at your medical records?
Your private medical records may be up for grabs without your consent! The State created an exchange to share patients’ medical records; and, unless the State changes its regulations, it may expose your medical records to prying eyes. Find out how we are protecting your private information from becoming public record.
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.