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No-fly list ruled unconstitutional

...unconstitutionally deprived of their right to fly."This should serve as wakeup call to the government," said American Civil Liberties Union attorney Hina Shamsi. "This decision also benefits other people wrongly stuck on the no-fly list because...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-25/no-fly-list-ruled-unconstitutional
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-27/court-rules-same-sex-couples-have-equal
State
AG to keep defending same-sex marriage ban

...when 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...

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

...three same-sex Anchorage couples who sued the state and municipality of Anchorage 2010 through the Alaska American Civil Liberties Union.The High Court reversed the ruling for one of the couples, saying the senior citizen in the couple had...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-25/court-rules-same-sex-couples-have-equal
State
Juneau lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage

...Nevada's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, said Joshua Decker, the interim executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union-Alaska.The ruling from that court could be constructed in a manner that determines the fate of Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-27/juneau-lawmakers-weigh-same-sex-marriag
State | AK legislature
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-26/house-finance-takes-abortion-funding
State | AK legislature
Pot petition has enough signatures to make ballot

...later reduced to one ounce.In 2006 the Legislature recriminalized possession of marijuana at home. The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska challenged the law on privacy grounds and won in Superior Court. The state appealed to the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-05/pot-petition-has-enough-signatures-make
State
Same-sex couples challenge Neb. foster parent rule

...a legal battle in a state with a shortage of eligible families.A lawsuit filed by the state and national American Civil Liberties Union argues that the rule discriminates against would-be foster parents based on their sexual orientation. The...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-08-28/same-sex-couples-challenge-neb-foster
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Questions remain for same-sex couples after DOMA

...two hours peppered the panelists - a certified public accountant, a family law attorney and the head of the American Civil Liberties Union Alaska chapter, all based out of Anchorage - with questions about federal benefits and programs that they...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-04/questions-remain-same-sex-couples-after
Local
Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft

...annual review of privacy practices that involves public comment.That policy provided little comfort for the American Civil Liberties Union."Someday drones will be commonplace in U.S. skies and, before that happens, it's imperative that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-31
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