August 26, 2015

A new report by the Anti-Defamation League said that since the start of 2015, 60 people in the United States “have been linked to Islamic extremist activity.” Four of them have lived in New Jersey. The report, originally release in April and updated on Aug. 11, is entitled “2015 Sees Dramatic Spike in Islamic Extremism Arrests.”…
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August 25, 2015

August 25, 2015, Florham Park, NJ…The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the sentencing of Scott Cooney, who pleaded guilty in June, to bias intimidation after he harassed his neighbors in Lakewood and carved a swastika into their front yard last year, noting that his sentencing sends “an important message.” Scott Cooney pleaded guilty in June…
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August 19, 2015

The Anti-Defamation League criticized Gov. Christ Christie’s veto of a law that would have allowed transgender people to change their birth certificates. Joshua Cohen, ADL New Jersey regional director, said in a press release that the veto “is not only unfair but creates a roadblock for transgender people trying to obtain accurate identity documents.” “New…
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August 14, 2015

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) expressed “deep disappointment” in Governor Christie’s decision to veto S1195/A2659, legislation that would have amended New Jersey’s procedures for issuing new birth certificates to allow transgender individuals to reflect their correct gender. ADL called the current state law an “unfair roadblock.”…
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