Because of increased chatter the Department of Homeland Security has seen, New Jersey State Police are deploying an additional 120 troopers and increasing checks on suspicious vehicles, bags and people.
Gov. Christie signed an executive order that shortens the wait time from 30 to 14 days for victims of violence to buy, own and carry a gun. The action came after a New Jersey woman was killed by a man she had an order of protection against while waiting to get a firearm for protection.
ACLU-NJ Executive Director Udi Ofer called the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide "momentous" for the LGBT community. He compared it to the decision to legalize interracial marriage and Brown v. Board of Education.
Under New Jersey's Human Trafficking Prevention, Protection and Treatment Act, one woman has become the first to have a judge vacate her crimes, which were committed under force, and expunge and seal the record.
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