Category: Civil Liberties

Testa warns Murphy: Governor doesn’t have “a license to suppress the liberties of the citizens”

VINELAND, N.J. – New Jersey’s newest Republican State Senator Mike Testa Jr. (R-1) issued a stern warning to Governor Phi Murphy on Friday. The message: don’t push your emergency powers too far. – “The state’s efforts to protect the people Read More

N.J. ready to criminally charge “stay at home” violators; DOJ exploring indefinite detention

By Matt Rooney _ Governor Murphy’s executive order shuttering “non-essential” businesses and banning ALL social gatherings (weddings, funerals, etc.) takes effect Saturday evening at 9 p.m., Save Jerseyans.  If you violate it? You could get a warning. You also might Read More

Republican Principles During a National Emergency | Johnson

By Matthew Johnson _ During these trying times, it is more important than ever that we maintain and uphold the spirit of the Declaration of Independence, the laws of the U.S. Constitution, and our Republican Party principles both on personal Read More

ANALYSIS: New Jersey is America’s 4th least free state

TRENTON, N.J. — The Garden State has notched another dubious distinction.  The libertarian think tank Cato Institute has ranked all 50 states and determined that New Jersey is America’s 4th least “free” state in 2018. Only New York (50th), Hawaii Read More

VIDEO: Rooney opines on controversial roadside search, Atlantic City’s future

By The Staff _ Did a controversial N.J. State Trooper roadside search violate on motorists’ civil liberties? Is the pending reopening (and rebranding) of the former Revel Casino signal new hope for Atlantic City? On Tuesday, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined the Fox29/My9 Chasing 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

Schepisi cries foul over lack of public input for Pascack Valley High’s new transgender policy

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If it’s the right thing to do, then why are supporters so terrified of discussing it? Months after Toms River schools considered a transgender student policy overhaul, Save Jerseyans, the latest front Read More