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New Jersey just took a bunch of old laws off its books

By: Reid Wilson

In the 227 years since becoming a state, New Jersey lawmakers have passed a lot of laws. Over time, many of those laws become anachronisms, even if they’re still on the books. Until now, for example, it was illegal to delay or detain homing pigeons within the Garden State’s borders.No longer. Gov. Chris Christie (R) signed legislation over the weekend that removes a bunch of those outdated laws. That means anyone interested can go ahead and detain a homing pigeon if they so choose.  Continue reading