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Protesters Turn Out As U.S. Supreme Court Hears Hobby Lobby Case On Birth Control Coverage

Protesters came out in full force Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case pitting employers’ religious beliefs against the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.

03/25/2014

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Report: North Jersey Woman Admits To Sending Threatening Letters

A northern New Jersey woman has admitted to mailing a threatening letter to the Town of Secaucus.

11/14/2013

A gay rights activist in front of the U.S. Supreme Court - June 26, 2013 (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

New Push On For Gay Marriage In New Jersey

On the steps of the steps of the Statehouse in Trenton, Garden State Equality’s Troy Stevenson said Thursday that the time is now for gay marriage in New Jersey.

06/27/2013

Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office/file)

Christie Says He’d Veto Same-Sex Marriage Bill A Second Time

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday that he would veto a same-sex marriage bill again.

06/26/2013

Voting booths stand at the ready as students return to school on November 5, 2012 in the East Village. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Decision On Voting Rights Act Greatly Impacts New York City

Changes in New York election law will no longer have to be pre-cleared by the Department of Justice. That’s the effect of the high court’s ruling that struck down a part of the Voting Rights Act that since 1965 has protected minority voters.

06/25/2013

Gay Rights Rally in Greenwich Village March 24, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Rally For Gay Rights At Washington Square Park

The demonstration comes as the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on two cases this week.

03/24/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Catholics Lobby In Albany As Abortion Fight Brews

Catholic bishops are making their annual lobbying visit to Albany as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Republicans are starting to clash over the governor’s abortion law proposal.

03/19/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the Hilltop Group Home in Robbinsville - March 7, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Christie To Keep Fighting For Sports Betting In New Jersey

Christie said Thursday after visiting a group home for people with disabilities that he’ll take the fight to the Supreme Court if he has to.

03/07/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credits: Mario Tama/Getty Images, Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Dolan, Quinn Mark 40th Anniv. Of Roe V. Wade Decision On Abortion

It was 40 years ago today that the United States Supreme Court ruled in the case of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion legal in America.

01/22/2013

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New Jersey Activists Hope Supreme Court Will Rule For Gay Marriage

Gay rights activists in New Jersey hope the U.S. Supreme Court will establish a constitutional right to gay marriage and end a prohibition in that state.

12/08/2012

Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention in Tampa - Aug 30, 2012 and Rep. Paul Ryan at the Republican National Convention in Tampa - Aug 29, 2012 (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Fact Check Friday: Republican National Convention Rhetoric

Both Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan made statements about President Barack Obama. But how much truth was in them?

08/31/2012

Boy Scouts (file / credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Of America Reaffirms Ban On Gays

The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its ban on homosexuals following a two-year confidential review and the decision hit home in New Jersey, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.

07/17/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Malloy Applauds Supreme Court Decision; Conn. Moving Forward On Exchanges

One of the portions of the Affordable Care Act, upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, calls for states to set up health insurance exchanges so people can buy plans.

06/29/2012

Obamacare supporters and protesters gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28, 2012 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Have Mixed Reactions To Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling

The ruling means different things for different people: some may be paying more, some may be paying less and depending on your individual situation, that determines how this will affect you.

06/28/2012

Bernard Madoff - File / Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Madoff Victims’ Checks Could Be In Mail This Summer

If you were a victim of Bernard Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme, there is some you might want to hear.

06/26/2012

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