Young people, just like any others, enjoy the rights to freely protest and speak under our constitution. And as the U.S. Supreme Court has long held, neither students nor teachers “shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.”
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
This annual scholarship, established in memory of former ACLU of Alaska board member Joan Hamilton, supports the education of Alaska students who wish to pursue a career in the law, advocate for Alaska Native rights, and defend the constitutional rights and civil liberties of rural Alaskans.
SB 124 forces women to undergo dangerous medical procedures when several safe outpatient alternatives are available. The Alaska Supreme Court has made clear that reproductive rights are fundamental rights.
The ACLU of Alaska today launched the “Alaska Privacy Project” to help Alaskans better track government and corporate intrusions into personal privacy in the last frontier.