Category: Civil Rights

AG Barr directs federal prosecutors to monitor state, local COVID-19 policies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Will states like New Jersey soon need to defend their infringements upon civil liberties in federal court? Possibly. One week after indicating that he found some state COVID-19 lockdown measures “disturbingly close to house arrest” during a national 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

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

Why Does It Take a 6-Year Old Being Shot to Get Real About Newark Violence?

Over the weekend, Save Jerseyans, no less than three separate shootings took place in Newark that cumulatively landed eight victims in the hospital. One of the victims is an innocent 6 year old boy who was shot on Saturday at Read More

The Great Marijuana Fight Begins in New Jersey’s State Senate

The New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony yesterday in support of S-3195, Save Jerseyans, a bill sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-District 22) that aims to legalize marijuana in the Garden State. Legalization has been a provocative issue for Read More

Wednesday’s #ADayWithoutAWoman Is All Show, No Substance

The same people who brought you the Women’s March on Washington back in January are now planning a general strike misleadingly named, “A Day Without a Woman,” scheduled for Wednesday March 8th across the country. In truth, Save Jerseyans, this Read More

How Pence Botched the #VPDebate Abortion Exchange

Last night was the first and only debate between the 2016 vice presidential candidates and, while most in the chattering class predicted it would be a snoozer, it was anything but, Save Jerseyans! Governor Mike Pence did a remarkable job 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