Challenges Ahead for Religious Freedom Abroad

This week the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) held a summit in honor of the 20th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA).

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Commissioner Clyburn Stepping Down

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn announced that this week’s Open Meeting would be her last as she would be stepping down from the commission.

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Senator Attacks Pompeo for Religious Beliefs

Another Democrat Senator has attacked an executive branch nominee because of his religious beliefs. This time the victim was CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who has been nominated to be U.S. Secretary of State.

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Trial Date Nears for American Pastor Imprisoned in Turkey

A court date is set for Pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey on Monday. Brunson is a U.S. citizen who pastored churches in Turkey for more than two decades.

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Music Licensing Legislation Advances in House

The music licensing terrain in Washington is often complicated and controversial.

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NRB Leaders Resolved for Reconciliation and Peace in the United States

This week Americans across the nation commemorated the powerful legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 50 years after the shock of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Facebook CEO to Face Congressional Committees

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to testify before House and Senate committees next week in the wake of intense congressional concerns over data privacy.

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Congress Continues CPB Funding Amid Questions

The $1.3 trillion omnibus appropriations law pushed through Congress last week gave the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) reason to cheer.

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Justices Have Questions on Coerced Abortion Speech Law

The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard oral arguments in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra...

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Omnibus Appropriations Bill Provides New Repack Funding

Congress approved a $1.3 trillion omnibus appropriations bill this week to keep the government funded through the end of FY18.

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Committee Leaders Want to Question Facebook CEO

Yesterday, in the midst of intense media attention to consulting firm Cambridge Analytica and reports of its methods to access data from more than 50 million Facebook users...

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Coerced Abortion Speech Case Before High Court Next Week

Next Tuesday, March 20, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about a California law that compels pro-life pregnancy care centers to promote abortion.

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Charitable Chief Uncharitable on Speech

A prominent nonprofit association leader continues to direct unfounded and unprovoked barbs at NRB and its members in his opposition to any curtailment of the infamous Johnson Amendment.

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FCC Chairman Pai Pledges to NRB to Fight Censorship of Religious Viewpoint

The National Religious Broadcasters received encouraging news from the Federal Communications Commission and veteran lawyers commenting on the government entity’s work during Proclaim 18, the NRB’s International Christian Media Convention.

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Proclaim18 to Focus on Internet Freedom

Proclaim 18, NRB’s 75th annual convention, is coming very soon to Nashville, and anyone interested in communicating freely online should be sure to attend the Public Policy Session on Thursday, March 1.

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New Repacking Funds Added to FCC Reauthorization Bill

The House Energy & Commerce Committee approved legislation this week approved legislation to reauthorize the FCC for the first time in more than 25 years.

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