Tag: privacy

Adopted people can start getting N.J. birth records revealing their parents next month

TRENTON — A law passed after 34 years of relentless lobbying that will allow adopted people to obtain their original birth certificates containing information about their parents, their medical history and identity will take effect in January. State Health Commissioner Read More

New Jersey moves to ban “upskirting”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog How is this not already illegal? On Thursday, Legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean (R-Union, Somerset, Morris) and Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic) to outlaw “upskirting – when Read More

Override vote signals new assault on N.J. privacy rights

By Rich Pezzullo | The Save Jersey Blog Now that the New Jersey Senate has voted to reverse Governor Christie’s attempt to protect the privacy of New Jersey citizens seeking medical treatment, we need to contemplate the impact on the superseding Federal Read More

N.J. GOP Assemblyman demands PARCC spying investigation

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At least one Republican is demanding answers after it was revealed that Pearson and the New Jersey Department of Education were monitoring students’ social media activity during the Assessment of Readiness for College Read More

Could Adoption Bill Increase Abortions?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie made national headlines on Monday when he conditionally vetoed a controversial adoption bill that would permit expanded access to birth records previously only accessible by way of court order. Since the veto was ‘conditional’ Read More

Christie CV’s Adoption Bill

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie has conditionally vetoed S-873, Save Jerseyans, paving the way for big (and extremely controversial) changes to the state of the law governing adoptees’ birth records in New Jersey, specifically, permitting them to Read More

HealthCare.gov: A Hacker’s Paradise

Feds not required to report security breaches of Obamacare exchange website By Eric Boehm | New Jersey Watchdog Americans who buy health insurance through the federal Obamacare exchange website could have their personal information stolen by hackers and never even know it. Most of the Read More

Rible: Protect Gun Owner Privacy

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assembly GOP Conference Leader and former police officer Dave Rible (R-Monmouth) is moving to protect the privacy of New Jersey gun owners: Making this information available in the newspaper essentially provides a blueprint for criminals Read More