Booker has been running the patrols -- usually comprised of residents, off-duty police and other city employees -- since September.
Chris Christie leads volunteers on patrol in Newark.
"Historically, our party has always taken a stand on tough social issues.
If we go back and look at the Republican Party platform of 1856 we find
strongly worded positions on the social issues of the day – about the rights
possessed by every human life, and about the definition of marriage.
In that platform, we find those social issues addressed with these words:
“It is both the right and the imperative duty of Congress to prohibit those twin
relics of barbarism – Polygamy, and Slavery.”