Young People Lead the Charge for Change

Throughout history, the young people of each generation have stood toe to toe with injustice. The suffragists fought for a woman’s right to vote, culminating in the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Civil rights activists embraced civil disobedience to protest against discriminatory laws, resulting in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Women who were tired of falling victim to sexual harassment and assault, who were tired of being

From the Senate: Removing Weapons from Dangerous Hands

The Parkland, Florida shooter had a documented history of violence. The shooter’s public attorney, Howard Finklestein, acknowledged in a New York Times article that the shooter “exhibited every single known red flag, from killing animals, to having a cache of weapons, to disruptive behavior, to saying he wanted to be a school shooter.” The question we must now ask ourselves is why was this person, who demonstrated known indicators of

Why New Jerseyans Should Be Especially Wary of a 25-Cent Federal Gas Tax

Weeks after enacting the biggest tax reform package in a generation, some in Washington, D.C., are already back to their old habits and looking to raise federal gas taxes by as much as 25 cents a gallon. They claim the proposed tax is needed to help pay for a massive $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. Coming on the heels of a recent 23 cent gas tax hike in the Garden State, the federal levy would result