YouTube Restricts Access to Conservative Videos

A successful online educational organization recently announced that its videos are being censored by Google’s YouTube.

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UN Agency Insults Israel Regarding Holy Site

A United Nations agency recently belittled the ancient Jewish connection to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

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Committee Leaders Concerned with Independence of FCC Inspector General

House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Communications & Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) this week expressed...

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You Set the Stage: Register and Vote

Election season is now at full throttle. In 32 days, American voters will set the stage for our nation’s public policy direction by deciding who leads the...

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Legislation Introduced to Unshackle Speech

Just before Congress recessed last week in advance of the coming elections, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Jody Hice (R- Ga.) introduced legislation...

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NYC Launches Campaign: ‘I Am Muslim. I Am NYC’

In the wake of terrorist bombings in New York City and New Jersey, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announced recently a new campaign to combat anti-Muslim discrimination: “I Am Muslim. I Am NYC.”

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Internet Authority Battle Escalating

While the Obama Administration is ready to hand over the keys to the internet on October 1, Republicans in Congress are cautious or outright opposed.

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DC Circuit Court Rules on LPTV Spectrum Challenge

When authorizing the ongoing incentive auction of television broadcast spectrum, Congress specified that low power television (LPTV) spectrum usage rights were not to be altered.

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Senate Democrat Heir Apparent Prioritizes Supreme Court

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), the likely successor to retiring Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) as top Senate Democrat, this week made clear that cementing a liberal Supreme Court is his primary goal.

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Administration Wants to Turn Over the Internet’s Keys on Oct. 1

Last week the Obama Administration announced that it intends to turn over the keys to the internet on October 1 “barring any significant impediment.

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District Court Halts Obama Administration School Locker Room Directive

In response to a challenge by the State of Texas and 12 other states, a federal judge this week ordered a halt to an Obama Administration gender identity directive to the nation’s public schools.

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Proposal to Clarify Parity for Noncom Music Broadcasters

Following a filing by the NRB Noncommercial Music License Committee (NRBNMLC) pointing out a regulatory ambiguity potentially troublesome for noncommercial stations, the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) has proposed a clarification to help.

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Event Sheds Light on Lessons from European ‘Hate Speech’ Codes

Last week NRB members Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and the Heritage Foundation partnered to host a fascinating event analyzing the legacy and modern-day implementation of “hate speech” laws in Europe.

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State Department Takes Aim at Blasphemy Laws in New Report

The U.S. State Department this week unveiled its annual report on the status of religious liberty around the world.

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Parties Finalize Their Platforms

Over the last two weeks, the Republican and Democratic parties held national conventions to nominate their candidates to become the next President of the United States.

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DOJ Decides to Keep Music Licensing Consent Decrees Intact

The Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice recently decided to keep intact the federal consent decrees by which the major performing rights organizations (PRO’s), ASCAP and BMI, are regulated.

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