Archive for Tag: underage drinking

Democrats adopt GOP amendment to drop criminal liability for cops investigating underage drinking

TRENTON, N.J. – A Republican amendment protecting police against criminal charges for investigating underage drinking was adopted in the Assembly Appropriations Committee Thursday when members considered a bill drafted in response to teen pop-up parties at the Jersey Shore. Democrats agreed to use the language in Assemblywomen Kim Eulner...

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Democrats’ anti-cop agenda voids legislative attempt to control unruly teens at Jersey Shore

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrats tabled a Republican amendment to remove criminal liability for law enforcement officers encountering a minor with alcohol. Assemblyman Robert Auth introduced the amendment empowering police to enforce a proposed law (A5160) increasing penalties for underage drinking that is moving through the Legislature following thousands of...

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