Tag: exemption

Explaining the NJGOP caucus’s new anti-vaxxer tilt | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Back in February 2019, Save Jerseyans, I urged New Jersey Republicans to reengage the “social issues” from which they’ve been running for years. The reason is obvious: most voters aren’t policy wonks or constitutional nerds. They Read More

Anti-vaxxers ruined what could’ve been an important N.J. debate. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ History is full of examples of generals who lost wars by fighting the wrong battles. Opponents of S2173 – the bill to curtail religious exemptions to school vaccine requirements – are on track to provide another 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

Lance Fights Obamacare Fire Disaster

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) is cosponsoring H.R. 3685, the “Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act,” Save Jerseyans, along with several other House members including Frank Lobiondo (NJ-02) and Jon Runyan (NJ-03). What’s that? I’m glad Read More

Greenwald: Let Them Eat (Wedding) Cake!

Democratic Leader Wants No Religious Exceptions For Gay Marriage By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Assembly Minority Leader Lou Greenwald told The Star Ledger that Assembly Democrats are not likely to pass legislation that would protect clergy and religious organizations from being forced to perform same Read More