Tag: armed

Post-Parkland, local N.J. officials call for a police officer in every school

WESTAMPTON, NJ — Last week’s deadly shooting rampage at a Parkland, Florida high school has reignited a national debate over how best to safeguard America’s softest domestic targets from mentally ill killers and ideological terrorists alike. Westampton Township Committeewoman Maureen Smith-Hartman Read More

Bonnie Watson Coleman needs to get her own house in order

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a real beauty for you, Save Jerseyans: “Gun violence has had a tragic impact on our communities,” Bonnie Watson Coleman, the freshman congresswoman from New Jersey’s 12th district, told supporters this week Read More

MacArthur to Succeed Runyan on House Armed Services Committee

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Congressman-Elect Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-3) will succeed Jon Runyan not just in the House of Representatives but, critically, on the powerful House Armed Services Committee (HASC) when the incoming 114th Congress is installed this Read More

2nd School District Adds Guards

Post-Sandy, Weehawken Joins Marlboro By Sending Police Into Schools. But Will Trenton Thwart Their Efforts? By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I strongly support welcoming armed security guards/police officers/armed staff into our schools. The public polling data strongly suggests that you Read More

Marlboro to Post Cops at Schools

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com The Township of Marlboro is apparently the first community in the nation to assign armed police officers at their schools in reaction to the massacre in Newtown, CT. According to reports in Marlboro-Colts Neck Patch and The New York Post, Read More

No More Crazy Than Bill

IN 2000, CLINTON BACKED ARMED GUARDS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. SO WHY IS THE NRA’S LaPIERRE CRAZY? By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Ever since the NRA belatedly (and inadvisably, as my friend Mike Turner correctly told The Record) joined the post-Newtown gun Read More