A National Rifle Association affiliate says Massachusetts is “abusing” law-abiding citizens by delaying the issuance of firearm licenses beyond the time frame outlined by state law.
Residents in Middletown, known as the biggest small town in New Jersey, are no strangers to severe challenges. Neighbors have helped each other weather many storms, including Hurricane Sandy’s devastation and the loss of dozens of its residents on 9/11.
However, this time residents can do nothing to stop the emotional and financial distress hundreds of fellow residents are enduring as a result of Obamacare.
The federal government is backing away from its previously issued guidelines on sexual harassment that it said would serve as a “blueprint” nationwide for colleges and universities.
Nearly 10 months since New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) signed the SAFE Act, opposition to the law continues to increase, three gun companies have announced plans to leave the state, and a key provision in the law has been quietly delayed.
A fight is heating up in New Jersey over an upcoming Election Day ballot question that asks voters to not only raise the minimum wage but also approve an amendment to the state constitution that would mandate yearly increases to that wage and tie it to the national Consumer Price Index (CPI).
One year ago Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast leaving an unparalleled path of destruction in its wake. The nation’s second-costliest storm affected millions across two dozen states, and today many are still dealing with the storm’s aftermath.
Many towns in New York and New Jersey continue to show Sandy’s effects, and their recovery is far from complete. A drive through towns such as Union Beach, Sea Bright and Highlands show some homes still in disrepair, many empty lots where homes once stood, and businesses shuttered or listed for sale.
An atheist group is criticizing the Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) for partnering with religious congregations for a prayer walk initiative.
The CPD invited “all citizens to participate” in the initiative being held in 14 different communities to help quell the violence that has plagued the city. Congregations were asked to take part in seven prayer walks every Saturday through mid-November.
The government shutdown is taking a financial toll on border patrol agents required to report for duty as they are considered essential workers, but are not getting paid due to the logjam in Washington.
Many agents “live paycheck to paycheck,” said Shawn Moran, vice president of the National Border Patrol Union.
A sex lecturer paid for by required student activities fees at a public university will teach college kids masturbation techniques and give away sex toys at a Monday evening event.
Faculty members expressed alarm at new sexual harassment policies at the University of Montana approved by the Departments of Justice and Education.