Category: Religion

NJ-02: Newly-minted Republican Van Drew attends Ventnor City’s Menorah lighting

VENTNOR CITY, N.J. – Congressman Jeff Van Drew hasn’t fully engaged the GOP event circuit quite yet, but he is making the rounds in his home district this holiday week.  Van Drew – who formally defected to the Republican Party Read More

Bill to quash N.J. vaccine religious exemptions temporarily halted by Sweeney

TRENTON, N.J. – A hugely-divisive bill designed to eliminate the religious exemption for child vaccinations hit turbulence on Monday at the State House amid massive pressure from anti-vaccine protesters.  The State Senate bill (S-2173) was pulled at the last minute Read More

Rep. Smith accepts award for battling anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), the last Republican representing New Jersey in Congress, received the  America’s Democratic Legacy Award from the Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday for his work combating. anti-Semitism both in the United States and abroad.  It’s Read More

Murphy defends Jew-hating Ilhan Omar from Trump’s criticism

PATERSON, N.J. – Minnesota Democrat Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, infamous for her anti-Semitic commentary, is weathering withering criticism this week from colleagues, pundits, and victims’ families alike after dismissing the 9/11 attacks as “some people did something.”  New Jersey Governor Phil Read More

SCOTUS deals defeat to Morris County’s historic preservation fund program

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Morris County government’s effort to continue distributing historic preservation funds to religious buildings has hit a U.S. Supreme Court brick wall. On Monday, writing for the High Court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh appeared to express some sympathy for Read More