Following the reversal of Roe v. Wade last week Governor Phil Murphy said he had a message for women in other states who want abortions. He welcomed any woman from another state that prohibits abortion that New Jersey “will respect their right to choose.” Her real message to women and pro-abortion zealots is “I am running for higher positions and seeking your support.” The governor is simply trying to raise his national profile and takes every opportunity to do so.
This is just another one of those opportunities. He doesn’t care about women’s rights. He cares about his political future. Does he care about women’s rights when he does not allow women to protect themselves by being able to carry a gun, which is their constitutional right? Did he care about women last year when his restrictive policies crushed many of their businesses or kept their children out of school for unreasonable periods of time?
New Jersey women who wish to have an abortion will have the same opportunity to do so as before this Supreme Court ruling. New Jersey has some of the most liberal abortion laws in the country, if not the world. Nothing about that has changed. You can even have an abortion at ANY stage of pregnancy.. He’s just trying to score political points. He realizes that his party faces catastrophic losses in midterm elections in November.
Murphy is not a Supreme Court expert. Even the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg thought the way Roe v. Wade was flawed.
Phony Phil is looking for every excuse to gain support for his party and his political future. As a Catholic, you’d think Murphy would care about “those blessed souls” who weren’t born given that his Catholic faith prohibits taking unborn life. He spoke a lot about “blessed souls” when he seized tyrannical power during the pandemic. But I guess these “blessed souls” do not fit into his political agenda.
His lust for power and control goes far beyond his faith in any religion or cause. Leftism is the new religion of people like Murphy. Whether it’s mass shootings that happened in another state or a Federal Supreme Court decision that doesn’t affect anyone in New Jersey, Murphy will continue to stand out to pursue his political ambition. You have to understand this to make sense of his latest theatrical performances and press conferences.
At first glance, Phony Phil seems trustworthy and true, but he’s an ambitious, power-hungry wolf in sheepskin clothes. If it makes you feel good that your governor is on your side on this very emotional issue, that’s fine. But remember that’s not the problem. It is about his political future. He’s about as trustworthy as a late summer timeshare salesman. Don’t buy it. It’s not what it seems.
The views expressed in the above post are those of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Dennis Malloy only.
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2022 primary for US House elections in New Jersey
The deadline for submitting applications to appear in the June 7, 2022 primary was Monday, April 4.
Sixty-three candidates met the filing deadline, including 41 Republicans and 22 Democrats, but some petitions were ultimately disqualified because they lacked the required 200 signatures from eligible voters of their political party who reside in the district.
In total, there are 56 candidates: 36 Republicans and 20 Democrats. A few have recently suspended their campaigns but will remain on the ballot.
Changes in NJ County populations since 2020
The Census Bureau’s estimates of county population changes since the 2020 Census of April 1, 2020 also provide some insight into COVID-era trends, as that’s around the same time the pandemic took hold. started. The list below sorts New Jersey’s 21 counties by their total change between the census and the July 1, 2021 estimate.