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Op-ed August 8, 2022
Article from The Hill

Hate speech, privacy and the personal lives of public officials

The Hill published an op-ed written by Eagleton Director John J. Farmer, Jr. "In the meantime, the escalating threats to the lives of public officials, from federal judges and members of Congress to local election officials, require urgent action to address the common threads underlying those threats: easy access to private information on platforms that do little to discourage the proliferation of hate messaging that leads to real world targeting."

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Op-ed June 27, 2022
Article from Star-Ledger

Ex-N.J. attorney general: The abortion ruling strips 167M Americans of their rights

On Friday, for the first time in our history, more than half of Americans were stripped of a right that had been deemed fundamental for generations. Whatever else you conclude about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in "Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization," the stark reality for women is simple: their most intimate decisions about reproductive health are no longer even partially shielded from governmental intrusion by a fundamental constitutional right that has offered a modicum of protection for 50 years.

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Op-ed May 22, 2022
Article from Star-Ledger

Graduates, you must see the wisdom of compromise – A 2022 commencement essay

NJ.com published an op-ed written by Eagleton Director John J. Farmer, Jr. for the Class of 2022. "Class of 2022, know first that we are aware of the challenges you have faced. Born, for the most part, in the wake of the terrorist attacks on our world financial center and our nation’s Capitol, attacks that defined my generation but which you cannot hope to remember, you have come of age in an age of accelerating change and unending crisis."

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