There are not two equal sides here. There are not a number of compelling arguments that should be carefully considered. There is not room for debate. There is, in fact, a right answer to whether people should vaccinate their children, and that answer is yes. Public officials should understand that.
Some voters may just be coming back from summer vacation, but politicians and political action groups in New Jersey, Virginia, and Georgia are in full campaign mode.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed the state budget, and once again has refused the inclusion of additional funding for family planning services. Christie previously vetoed the funding in 2012, in 2011, and twice in 2010.
Reparative therapy, sometimes referred to as “praying away the gay,” has been proven ineffective and harmful. But when questioned about a bill to ban the practice in New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie stumbled.
By drastically cutting family planning funds, there are now less options in the state than ever before.
A bill to ensure that sexual assault survivors don’t get billed for the kits used to collect forensic evidence overwhelmingly passed the state legislature, but Governor Chris Christie seems slow to sign it.
The New Jersey senate has passed a bill to bring back over $7 million in family planning funding. Are they going to get a third veto?
Chris Christie may be wooing potential presidential voters, but his anti-choice moves are alienating his own state.
Democrats in New Jersey are pushing for one last veto override of the governor regarding family planning funding.
The on again, off again family planning funding in New Jersey appears to once more be off again thanks to a governor’s veto.