Planned Parenthood’s New Jersey Action Committee endorsed the Jon Corzine/Loretta Weinberg ticket today, calling the two “passionate advocates for women’s rights.”
The group praised the Democrats for supporting abortion rights, ensuring access to birth control drugs and emergency contraception and advocating comprehensive sex education.
Republican gubernatorial nominee Chris Christie is pro-life, though his selection of pro-choice lieutenant governor candidate Kim Guadagno kept the state’s largest pro-life group, New Jersey Right to Life, from endorsing him.
Planned Parenthood brought up Christie’s endorsements by what it called “anti-choice extremists,” including the state’s most visible opponent of abortion, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-Hamilton).
Independent gubernatorial candidate Christopher Daggett is pro-choice.
The upcoming election is not expected to turn on abortion. Just one percent of respondents to a recent Monmouth University poll named it as one of the two top issues they want to hear the candidates for governor talk about.
Zhifei Li, the owner of an antique business in China, pleaded guilty today to organizing an illegal wildlife smuggling conspiracy in which 30 rhinoceros horns and numerous objects made from rhino horn and elephant ivory worth more than $4.5 million were smuggled from the United States to China.Read More >
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By Christopher Durkin Many New Jersey lawmakers have fought to make it easier to vote. And there has been considerable progress in terms of voter access and information. Voter registration has been made easier, with forms available online that... Read More >
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