The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to a New Jersey law banning so-called conversion therapy practices targeting LGBTQ youth.
Though it’s hard to change the minds of those opposed to vaccinations, it seems possible that widespread instances of preventable diseases might be enough to sway some individuals.
Christie’s endorsement brings him in line with all of the other major potential Republican nominees who endorse the extreme abortion ban.
Even in front of this red-meat-friendly audience, references to abortion rights by presidential hopefuls were mostly passing and routine.
As the big draw on the opening day of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sought to burnish his credentials with the right-wing activists whose hearts he must win if he is to capture the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Earlier this year, New Jersey became the second state to ban reparative therapy—the practice of trying to change a person’s sexual orientation—for minors. Now a couple is suing, saying that their son wants this therapy and should be allowed to get it.
After a long fight against marriage equality, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie finally allowed the state to move forward with granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
While New Jersey’s governor is still fighting same-sex marriage in court, ceremonies are set to begin on Monday and the state’s newly elected senator says he will be conducting some of them.
New Jersey’s governor appeals a state court’s decision to start allowing marriage for same-sex couples, while the governor of neighboring Pennsylvania goes on TV and compares same-sex marriage to incest.
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.