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Meet the 'Evangelical' Catholics Who Are Remaking the GOP
Originally Posted: 06/17/2014 - 10:12am | Type: Blog

In today’s Republican Party, a number of factors have forged a new religious identity that supersedes familiar old categories. How many voters know that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bu ...

A Bridge Too Far? Not Likely.
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. It's only New Jersey. So fugetaboutit. SINCE THE 2014 election could be the most decisive ...

Where Are the Referees?
Originally Posted: 01/21/2014 - 3:47pm | Type: Blog

Without referees (judges, umpires, arbiters, monitors), much of life would be a chaotic ordeal dominated by cheats, bullies, and dirty players. As a bizarre and ungainly conferen ...

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Won’t Appeal Gay Marriage Rulings
Originally Posted: 10/21/2013 - 4:45pm | Type: Blog

Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday that he was dropping the fight against same-sex marriage in New Jersey by withdrawing his appeal of a major case that was being heard by the state Supreme Court. ...

N.J. Gay Conversion Therapy Ban Challenged in Federal Court
Originally Posted: 08/27/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Blog

New Jersey’s newly enacted ban on gay-to-straight conversion therapy for minors violates a licensed therapist’s obligation to “respect the rights of clients to make decisions,” according to a federal lawsuit f ...

Conversion Therapy Ban in N.J. Prompts Suit Vow From Conservatives
Originally Posted: 08/20/2013 - 2:52pm | Type: Blog

Licensed therapists are banned from using conversion therapy to try to change a child’s sexual orientation from gay to straight under a bill Gov. Chris Christie signed Monday, making New Jersey the second stat ...