Alaska Civil Liberties Union

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The Alaska Civil Liberties Union is a branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. They describe themselves as a non-partisan organization that is "dedicated to advancing the cause of civil liberties in Alaska."[1]

According to their website, the organization works "daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States"[2]

Officers

  • President: Susan Wingrove
  • Vice President: Rich Curtner
  • Treasurer: Lloyd Eggan
  • Secretary: Tony Strong
  • Affirmative Action Officer: Willie Anderson

Court cases

The AKCLU is supporting a lawsuit filed by Vic Fischer, a former Democratic legislator in the state of Alaska concerning Alaska Personhood of Unborn Children Act (2010). The lawsuit states that Lieutenant Governor Craig Campbell shouldn’t have certified the measure. The lawsuit also aims to stop the sponsors of the bill from circulating the petition.[3]

See also

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