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SEN. BOOKER INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO END ANTI-LGBT “CONVERSION THERAPY”

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) joined Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and 16 of their Democratic colleagues to introduce the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, which classifies “conversion therapy” as a fraudulent practice that would be illegal under the Federal Trade Commission. This harmful practice has been widely discredited by major American medical, psychiatric, psychological, counseling, educational, and social…

TIMPONE CONFIRMED FOR NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT

On Monday the New Jersey Senate confirmed Walter “Wally” Timpone to the state Supreme Court bench, after years of political maneuvering to fill the vacancy. The senate voted 33-1 for approval for Gov. Chris Christie’s latest nominee, a Democrat. The only dissenting vote came from Democrat Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-Bergen), who reportedly accused Timpone of…