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Same-sex couples will have to wed to keep health benefits

...benefits to couples solely because they couldn't marry violated their equal protection rights.The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska first brought the lawsuit forward.ACLU of Alaska executive director Joshua Decker supported the union's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-07/same-sex-couples-will-have-wed-keep-hea
State
AG to keep defending same-sex marriage ban

...that happens, obviously we will comply with the decision."Joshua Decker, interim director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska, said Wednesday that he was disappointed with Geraghty's position. He said citizens, judges and legislatures...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-20/ag-keep-defending-same-sex-marriage-ban
State | AK legislature
Court rules same-sex couples have equal tax rights

...involving three same-sex Anchorage couples who sued the state and municipality of Anchorage 2010 through the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska.Joshua Decker, executive director of ACLU of Alaska, hailed the opinion, saying it shows that discrimination...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-27/court-rules-same-sex-couples-have-equal
State
Appeals court halts gay marriages in Alaska

...bad and perpetuate discrimination against Alaskans," said Joshua Decker, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska."When an Alaska constitutional principle has been invalidated by a lower court, the governor believes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/appeals-court-halts-gay-marriages-alask
State
House Finance takes up abortion funding

...committee Tuesday morning was in opposition to the bills. Joshua Decker, interim executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska, said the bills raised constitutional questions. Others called it a government intrusion and a waste...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-26/house-finance-takes-abortion-funding
State | AK legislature
3 things to watch for in the state Legislature

...those who test positive and don't comply with a treatment program, or those who refuse testing. The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska raised constitutional concerns with a similar bill in 2010 that got little traction and died.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-11/3-things-watch-state-legislature
State
Administration builds case against pot

...weight when another case comes before them that challenges the state's marijuana laws," he said. The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska says there is not enough of a compelling state interest to take away an individual's privacy rights...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060105/sta_20050601003.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...the fire was started with a discarded cigarette. ACLU wants note on medical pot legitimacy JUNEAU - The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska wants state Attorney General David Marquez to publicly acknowledge the legitimacy of the state's medical...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061705/sta_20050617010.shtml
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Judge to rule Monday on new marijuana law

A Juneau Superior Court judge will reach a decision on Monday about the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska's request to toss out a new law that toughens state penalties on marijuana possession. Sound off on the important issues at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070606/loc_20060706005.shtml
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Around Town

...Cruise Dinner, 6-9 p.m., Statter Harbor. Dinner cruise and whale watching trip. Sponsored by American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska. Details: 523-2972. Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082305/loc_20050823012.shtml
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