ACLU Fighting for Equal Property Tax Exemption Rights

Photo and Story by Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage

The ACLU of Alaska says the state is discriminating against same sex couples when it applies a property tax exemption for seniors and disabled veterans. The organization filed suit in Superior Court in Anchorage Tuesday to force the state to give the full exemption allowed for married couples, to same sex couples as well.

Julie Schmidy and Gayle Schuh speak at a news conference on Tuesday morning.

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