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New Jersey Statute 2C:33-4. Harassment
When a person:
a. Makes, or causes to be made, a communication or communications anonymously or at extremely inconvenient hours, or in offensively coarse language, or any other manner likely to cause annoyance or alarm;
b. Subjects another to striking, kicking, shoving, or other offensive touching, or threatens to do so; or
c. Engages in any other course of alarming conduct or of repeatedly committed acts with purpose to alarm or seriously annoy such other person.
New Jersey Statute 2C:16-1 Bias intimidation
Bias Intimidation. A person is guilty of the crime of bias intimidation if he commits, attempts to commit, conspires with another to commit, or threatens the immediate commission of an offense:
(1) with a purpose to intimidate an individual or group of individuals because of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, or ethnicity; or
(2) knowing that the conduct constituting the offense would cause an individual or group of individuals to be intimidated because of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, or ethnicity;
This is election season and as Muslims we cannot afford to sit on the sidelines. We have a civic obligation to vote. Your vote can make a difference. Remember just because you may not take an interest in politics, it doesn't mean that politics won't take an interest in you. You can choose who gets to the White House. The date for the New Jersey primary is June 7. The deadline for registration for the New Jersey primary election is May 17. The deadline for the general election registration is October 18. Click on the New Jersey Muslim Voters Project (NJMVP) below to register.