Trump Administration Expands International Pro-Life Policy

One of President Donald Trump’s first actions in office in January was to put back into effect the Mexico City Policy, which was first instituted by President Ronald Reagan and is intended to...

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FCC Begins Process to Roll Back Title II Power Grab

The FCC this week began the process of reversing the previous administration’s decision to impose heavy-handed Title II authority over internet service providers.

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Attention to Human Rights Ahead of President's Overseas Trip

U.S. President Donald Trump will soon be embarking on his first overseas trip since taking office. Ahead of this trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel...

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The Vice President Speaks Against Persecution and Genocide

Vice President Mike Pence assured attendees at this week’s World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians that the Trump Administration will be an ally to Christians and others who suffer harm for their faith around the world.

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Johnson Amendment Gets a Hearing

Even as President Donald Trump took executive action last week to provide relief from the burden of the Johnson Amendment, a congressional panel was examining the issue in light of legislation to provide a more permanent fix.

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Broadcasting and Internet on FCC Agenda

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s effort to reverse the previous administration’s internet power grab will most certainly be the headliner of the agency’s open meeting next week...

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FCC to Begin ‘Net Neutrality’ Order Repeal

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced this week that he would be initiating a process aimed at upending the previous administration’s internet power grab.

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Commissioner Warns of International Internet Power Plays

While the domestic “net neutrality” battle has been a focus for many this week, an important blog post by FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly on international internet freedom should not be missed.

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Watchdog Releases International Religious Freedom Report

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) this week released its 2017 report on the state of religious freedom around the globe.

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FCC Approves NRB-Inspired Charitable Giving Measure

This week the FCC unanimously approved an order finalizing an NRB-inspired idea to aid charitable activity.

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Supreme Court Hears Major First Amendment Case

This week the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a major religious liberty case, and a number of observers are hopeful the justices will rule in a way honoring the equality of religious citizens.

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FCC Loosens NCE Board Reporting Requirements

In a packed meeting this week, in addition to approving an NRB-inspired order to help noncommercial (NCE) stations support third-party charitable giving...

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Key Committee Leaders Want Another Look at IRS Targeting

Top leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee are calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to take a “fresh look” at the IRS conservative targeting scandal that came to light in 2013.

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Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

As promised, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has ushered the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to a final vote on confirmation today.

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Agency Heads Move to Curtail Privacy Critics

President Donald Trump this week signed into law a congressional joint resolution nullifying a broadband privacy order pushed through the FCC last fall by former Chairman Tom Wheeler.

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Senators Push for Executive Action on Religious Freedom

Eighteen senators this week called on President Donald Trump to issue “without delay” an executive order requiring federal agencies to respect religious freedom.

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