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Q: The Anchorage Museum, partially funded by the City, has introduced race-based fee waivers. Is this legal?

The Anchorage Museum is now (2024) free for Alaska Natives but no other residents or tax-payers.

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answered on Jan 9, 2024

The legality of the Anchorage Museum's policy of offering free admission exclusively to Alaska Natives, while partially funded by the city, raises questions under both state and federal law. Such policies must comply with anti-discrimination laws, including the Equal Protection Clause of the... View More

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