c. 2012 Religion News Service EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (RNS) Michael Goldstein voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and supports gay marriage and an assault weapons ban. Before moving to New Jersey 11 years ago to raise a family, the Brooklyn native fit right in with other lifelong Democrats in Manhattan's Upper West Side.
PATERSON, N.J. (RNS) In the wake of Saturday's (Jan. 8) shooting
that left six people dead and an Arizona congresswoman critically
injured, a New Jersey congressman is calling upon clergy to help people
put aside their ideological differences during a "week of solidarity."