Colorado Renews Attack on Christian Cake Artist

Apparently undeterred by the strong rebuke it received from seven U.S. Supreme Court justices in June, Colorado authorities are renewing their assault...

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Kavanaugh Hearing Coming in September

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) announced that the committee will hold its Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Judge Brett Kavanaugh immediately after Labor Day.

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Senate Commerce Committee Conducts FCC Oversight

Members of a key Senate panel this week had the opportunity to ask questions of FCC leaders on a host of issues, including a number related to the Title II...

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Labor Department Issues Religious Freedom Directive

The Trump administration is again acting in defense of religious freedom. Last month featured major initiatives of the State and Justice Departments. This week it was the U.S. Department of Labor’s turn.

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Attorney General Announces New Religious Liberty Task Force

This week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) established a new Religious Liberty Task Force to protect and promote America’s first freedom in the Bill of Rights.

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Major Push to Advance America's 'First Freedom' Globally

This week more than 80 foreign delegations, as well as NRB and other religious and civil society leaders from around the world, gathered in Washington, D.C., at the invitation of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for a Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.

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Bill Threatens Carriage of Christian TV

Legislation that could harm the ability of many viewers to watch their local Christian television stations was revived in the U.S. House of Representatives this week.

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House Panel Questions FCC Commissioners

Members of a key House panel this week had the opportunity to ask questions of FCC leaders on a host of issues, including a number related to the Title II “net neutrality” debate, spectrum concerns, and video marketplace issues.

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Comment Period Closing for Protect Life Rule

The official period for public comments in this proceeding closes on July 31. More information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is here, including a warning for commenters not to include any personally identifiable information they do not want to be disclosed in a searchable online public record.

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Washington to Host Global Leaders on Religious Freedom

Next week more than 40 foreign ministers, as well as religious and civil society leaders from around the world, will gather in Washington, D.C., to discuss religious liberty at the invitation of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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Online Censorship an 'Imaginary Narrative'?

In an April hearing focused on online viewpoint suppression, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) declared his intent to make sure Big Tech corporations answered for their content filtering practices.

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House Approves Johnson Amendment Reporting Requirement

Included in a government funding bill this week was a new set of requirements for the IRS to fulfill before utilizing the sword of the infamous Johnson Amendment against a church.

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NRB Declares ‘Generational Opportunity’ in Kavanaugh Nomination

Baseball fans are eager for the MLB All-Star game in Washington next week, but, during Monday’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court...

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FCC Advances Items of Interest for Broadcasters

At FCC’s monthly meeting this week the agency advanced proceedings exploring ways to make additional use of “C-band” spectrum (3.7 to 4.2 GHz) and proposing revisions to children’s television programming rules.

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High Level U.S. Visit to Persecuted Christians in Iraq

Just before Independence Day, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green and Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback led a U.S. delegation to visit persecuted communities in northern Iraq

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Freedoms ‘Hang in the Balance’ on SCOTUS Vacancy, says NRB

A bombshell dropped in Washington, DC when Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy went to the White House on Wednesday to inform President Donald Trump that he would be retiring...

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