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ADL Welcomes Settlement Ensuring Access to Voter Registration Services

New York, NY, July 15, 2016… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) New Jersey Region welcomed a settlement announced last week which would ensure that low-income citizens of New Jersey are provided voter registration services through public assistance agencies, as required by the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). The settlement follows allegations that the New Jersey Department of Human
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ADL AUDIT: ANTI-SEMITIC INCIDENTS IN NEW JERSEY RISE 28 PERCENT IN 2015

Florham Park, NJ June 22, 2016…The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, issued today, details a total of 137 anti-Semitic incidents across New Jersey during the 2015 calendar year. This represents a 28 percent increase from the 107 incidents reported during the same period in 2014. The 137 reported incidents included: Assaults: 1 incident
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Name-Calling on the Campaign Trail and in the Schoolyard

This is not the first pres­i­den­tial elec­tion where can­di­dates have engaged in name-calling and put-downs. Through­out his­tory, name-calling has been used on the cam­paign trail to label, define and con­trol the public’s per­cep­tion of rivals. How­ever, this year’s cam­paign is widely regarded as unpar­al­leled in the degree and reg­u­lar­ity of the put-downs. From “Low Energy Jeb”
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Guns: The Extremist Weapon of Choice

Firearms are the weapon used most often by domestic terrorists and extremists in the United States. In 2015, 48 of the 52 victims of such incidents were killed by one or more firearms. For additional information read ADL’s report, Murder and Extremism in the United States in 2015.
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