Christie signs Jessica Lunsford Act into law; legislation toughens sex offender sentences
Sex offenders will now face tougher prison sentences thanks to a bill signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie Monday.
The Jessica Lunsford Act, named after a 13-year-old who was raped and murdered in 2005, means anyone who is convicted of abusing a child younger than 13 will go to prison for 25 years without parole.
"Today we're ensuring justice is served," Christie says. "It will hopefully...