Category: Civil Liberties

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

AFP releases 2014-2015 Taxpayer Scorecard

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Who’s doing what you elected them to do? And who isn’t? Americans for Prosperity (AFP) issued its ratings for the recently-concluded 216th Legislative Session on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, and 14 lawmakers earned “Taxpayer Hero” 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

ACLU bullies N.J. school into dropping “God bless America”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Glenview Elementary School’s faculty and student body were just trying to honor September 11th’s victims by saying ‘God Bless America’ at the end of the daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance Read More