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DNA data bill aims to help cops

...their hit rate went up 400 percent." But some argue that with dramatic results come dramatic risks. The Alaska Civil Liberties Union is worried about the possibility for abuse of the genetic material. When a cheek swab is processed, laboratory...
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...7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Northern Light United Church. Performed to benefit the work of the Alaska Civil Liberties Union. $10 for adults, $8 for K-12 students and seniors, available at Hearthside Books and at the door. John...
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ACLU eyes parade flap

The Alaska Civil Liberties Union is asking city officials for information about the Juneau...I think I served. Commit troops. Cut benefits." The Alaska Civil Liberties Union is asking the city to provide a copy of the new policy...
Parade panel agrees ban is inappropriate

...freedom of speech was exactly the spirit of Independence Day. The decision also drew the attention of the Alaska Civil Liberties Union, which contacted the committee out of concerns that such a decision might violate First Amendment rights...
Court: Alaska must fund some abortions

...offer," Perdue said. The ruling sparked an immediate reaction from both sides of the volatile debate. The Alaska Civil Liberties Union, which brought suit on behalf of Planned Parenthood, hailed it as a victory, saying it affirms that Alaskans...
Conference looks at pros, cons of faith-based initiative

...Alaska. While conference participants spoke enthusiastically about the initiative, concerns were raised by the Alaska Civil Liberties Union and others that it will lead to the crumbling of the separation between church and state. "Keep the church...
City library's display policy, location of case stir debate

...McCabe, who has since retired, was director at the time. The American Library Association, members of the Alaska Civil Liberties Union and the city attorney's office agreed that the library's legal options were to close the display cases...
New Anchorage ordinance means more cars seized

...City officials said so far no one has challenged the new law. Local defense attorneys had no comment. The Alaska Civil Liberties Union said it has not researched the matter. Police are not surprised by the number of vehicles impounded under...
Speakers object to library display policy

...hear appeals and make recommendations about controversial issues. Paul Grant, who spoke on behalf of the Alaska Civil Liberties Union, said the proposed policy is the wrong response to the controversy. Groups interested in the issue would...
My Turn: We can be both safe and free

...interrogating foreign visitors to the United States, demonstrates the government's increasing willingness to circumvent the requirements of the Bill of Rights. Jennifer Rudinger is the executive director of the Alaska Civil Liberties Union.


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