VIDEO: Rooney wades into Mahwah’s eruv debate

Is opposition to an eruv’s expansion into Mahwah, Montvale and Upper Saddle River (accomplished when white PVC pipes are affixed to utility poles) evidence of not-so-latent antisemitism? Or something far less sinister or even understandable? Last Friday night, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined NJ 101.5’s Bill Spadea and the Fox29/My9 Chasing News panel to analyze the controversy: – –

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Mosque finally gets N.J. town’s blessing after discrimination settlement

BERNARDS TWP. — The township committee voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the construction of a mosque in a Liberty Corner neighborhood as part of a settlement agreement with federal authorities over allegations of discrimination. The settlement ended years of debate and dissension, as well as two federal religious discrimination lawsuits, one from the Justice […]

“Christian” N.J. parents teach their child that God… screwed him up?

The UK Daily Mail has an article up about a New Jersey “Christian” family (I’ll explain the quotation marks in a minute) who embraced their 10-year old son’s decision to transition to a girl. You’ve seen this story before in different forms. The twist? Dad is some sort of pastor so, Save Jerseyans, very predictably, […]

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Kellyanne Conway Commemorates Ash Wednesday with Highland Lakes Crew

Kellyanne Conway may be moving to D.C., Save Jerseyans, but for now, she’s still a Jersey Girl in residence. She’s also a Roman Catholic; one of our readers encountered her at Ash Wednesday services earlier today. Here she is receiving ashes in D.C. from Father Stephen Imbarrato of Highland Lakes: —   ____ Correction: An […]

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UPDATE: N.J. GOP Leaders Drop the Ax on Embattled Roseland Council Members

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – The long knives are out this weekend in NJ GOP-land, Save Jerseyans, after a politically incorrect text message chain featuring racial/ethnic slurs between the all-Republican council membership and mayor came to light. The messages were first reported by a local paper, The Progress. In one particular textual exchange reportedly from May 2016, […]

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Neil Gorsuch’s Proven Track Record of Protecting Religious Liberty

President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch is a solid originalist and textualist when it comes to interpreting the Constitution and statutory authority. This alone is reason to believe he will be a good Supreme Court justice, but his strong rulings on religious liberty only bolster his qualifications. On this issue, he has […]

98% Of US Congress Is Religious

Lawmakers in Congress are overwhelmingly Christian, even though nearly a quarter of the nation claims no religion or creed, a Pew Research Center study released Tuesday shows. Ninety-eight percent of the senators and representatives in the incoming 115th Congress are religious, and more than 90 percent belong to a Christian denomination. While Judeo-Christian religions “have […]

Federal court sides with Islamic group in Bernards Township mosque battle

A case that seems to generate strong opinions between, and within, both sides of the ideological divide just took its first major legal turn, Save Jerseyans. This weekend, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp ruled that New Jersey’s Bernards Township had violated the “Religious Land Use and Institutional Persons Act” when its planning board insisted upon allegedly onerous parking requirements for […]

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Remember the Christian bakers

A funny thing happened on the way to the Donald Trump inauguration – liberals suddenly became champions of people being allowed to decline participating in something if it violated their conscience. Surprising, indeed, after years of Christian bakers and pizza parlors being targeted for destruction by the gay left for refusing to participate in something […]

Ignore the War on Christmas — Enjoy the Season

Christmas is a day on which we celebrate a commitment from God, our Father, to a sinful, unrighteous people. As John 3:17 says, “For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved” (NKJV). God made a commitment on that very first […]

The REAL meaning Of Those Magical Colors

December 24, 2016 Posted with permission from the Dan Cirucci Blog — Where do the colors of Christmas come from? Red, green and gold symbolize the three teachings of Christ. Here’s the way it breaks down: Red symbolizes the blood of Jesus when he was crucified. Red also symbolizes love and it is a bright […]

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These States Prefer ‘Happy Holidays’ Poll Finds

Whether you prefer “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays” depends largely on what region of the country you come from, a new poll published Wednesday by statistics site 538 reveals. Not surprisingly, the Northeast states were overwhelmingly in favor of the more inclusive “Happy Holidays,” but the region that came in second place was the South, […]