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160829Delmore

CDC Survey Shows Devastating Portrayal of Growing Up LGBT

8-29-16
A first-of-its-kind, nationwide study from the Centers for Disease Control shows elevated rates of bullying, physical violence, rape, depression, suicide, drug use, STDs and unintended pregnancy among America’s sexual minority students.
160926Carrier

Antitrust Laws and Keeping up with the Modern Economy

8-26-16
Designed to promote competition, antitrust laws in today's economy may have a harder time keeping up due to how quickly innovation occurs.
160824Cruz2

Christie Conditionally Vetoes Two Gun Bills

8-24-16
Gov. Christie conditionally vetoed two gun control bills. One would have mandated gun shops sell smart guns and the other would have required stricter criteria for concealed carry permits.
160823Hill

Fired Paramus Catholic Employee’s Suit Allowed to Move Forward

8-23-16
Paramus Catholic High School says it fired Kate Drumgoole as girls head basketball coach and guidance dean because she was in a same-sex marriage, a decision protected by the First Amendment. But a Bergen County judge ruled Drumgoole's lawsuit against the school can move forward.
160823Schmertz

Where NJ Colleges Stand in Number of Campus Sexual Assaults

8-23-16
According to the U.S. Department of Education, Rutgers had the highest number of reported rapes in New Jersey in 2014, the seventh most in the nation.
160822Hill

Same-Sex Couple Sues Paramus Catholic Over Firing

8-22-16
Paramus Catholic High School fired Kate Drumgoole after learning she was in a same-sex marriage. They claim they had a First Amendment religious right to fire her.
160819Cruz

Feds Plan an End to Use of Private Facilities to House Inmates

8-19-16
The Department of Justice will begin the process of curtailing, with an eye toward ending, its use of private prisons to house federal inmates. Inmates' rights advocates have been saying for years that prisons for profit are bad business.
160819Schmertz

NJ Volunteers Help Louisiana Flood Victims

8-19-16
The Red Cross says it has 15 volunteers from New Jersey in Louisiana right now and that number is expected to grow in the next few weeks.
160817Cruz

Cannabis Remains on DEA’s Most Dangerous Drugs List, But Agency Ruling Expands Research

8-17-16
The Drug Enforcement Administration rejected a petition to loosen restrictions on cannabis. Marijuana remains a Schedule I drug, keeping it at the same level as PCP, LSD and heroin and a level above cocaine and Oxycontin.