Category: Privacy Rights

Lance, Pallone will get to question Facebook’s Zuckerberg

WESTFIELD, N.J. — Two of New Jersey members of the House of Representatives – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) – will get to question one of America’s titans of tech next week.  As members of the U.S. Read More

Monmouth Poll: Americans believe in (and are worried about) the “Deep State”

By The Staff _ WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. — Americans are deeply divided along partisan lines in the age of Obama and Trump, but a significant majority of the country, cross-cutting these partisan fault lines, does agree on one point:  Read More

Trump’s Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch has a solid record of defending the Fourth Amendment

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads, “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable Read More

Rand Paul: Why I voted against the new CIA director

By Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) I voted against the new CIA Director because I worry that his desire for security will trump his defense of liberty. More than ever before, oversight of the secretive world of intelligence is critically important. Read More

Taxpayers Spent Almost $100 Million So Uncle Sam Could Track Their Phones

U.S. taxpayers spent $95 million so 434 devices across the country could secretly transform their cell phones into real-time tracking devices, according to a new House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) report. The Department of Justice (DOJ) spent Read More

New Jersey moves to ban “upskirting”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog How is this not already illegal? On Thursday, Legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean (R-Union, Somerset, Morris) and Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic) to outlaw “upskirting – when Read More

Override vote signals new assault on N.J. privacy rights

By Rich Pezzullo | The Save Jersey Blog Now that the New Jersey Senate has voted to reverse Governor Christie’s attempt to protect the privacy of New Jersey citizens seeking medical treatment, we need to contemplate the impact on the superseding Federal Read More

Christie can’t afford to ignore PARCC spying scandal

By Alyssa Lafage | The Save Jersey Blog There has been steadily growing concern about the impact PARCC testing will have on education in New Jersey, Save Jerseyans. Local groups such as the Concerned Citizens of New Jersey have been Read More