Speaker Ryan Highlights America’s Bond with Israel

In his first official overseas travel as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) led a bipartisan Congressional delegation to Israel this week.

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Study Questions TV Content Ratings System

The Parents Television Council (PTC) this week released an analysis of the last 20 years of the TV Content Ratings System and declared it to be a bust.

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FCC Proposes New Broadband Labels

The FCC this week unveiled new nutrition-style labels intended to help Internet consumers understand what they are getting in terms of price and performance with various fixed and mobile broadband offerings.

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Deal Against Georgia Religious Freedom Bill

This week, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) announced that he would veto a religious freedom bill, which passed both chambers of the Georgia legislature but had attracted vitriol from the...

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Supreme Court Considering Little Sisters of the Poor Case

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Zubik v. Burwell, which consolidates seven cases...

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White House Rolls Out New Guidelines for Faith-Based Partnerships

This week, Melissa Rogers, Executive Director of White House Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships...

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New Poll: Religious Liberty in Decline

A new poll released this week by Lifeway Research shows that a growing majority of Americans believe that religious liberty is on the decline and that Christians in particular face more intolerance.

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U.S. Declares ISIS Guilty of Genocide

Meeting a Congressionally-mandated deadline, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry this week announced that the State Department has determined that ISIS is guilty of genocidal action against Christians and other minorities. In a press briefing, Secretary Kerry said that ISIS “is genocidal by self-proclamation, by ideology, and by actions - in what it says, what it believes, and what it does.”

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Debates over Constitutional Governance at the Forefront

Debates related to the framework of the United States Constitution, and the balance of powers enshrined within it, were of utmost importance to the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

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ICANN Submits Internet Transition Plan

During a meeting in Morocco on Thursday, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) decided to submit an Internet domain name oversight transition plan to the U.S. Government.

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Committee to Consider FCC Re-Authorization Bill

On Monday, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) delivered on his promise to unveil legislation that would re-authorize the FCC.

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Senate Committee Issues Report Against FCC Net Neutrality Process

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, this week released a report titled, “Regulating the Internet:

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FCC Launches Inquiry on Independent Video Programming Issues

Last month the FCC initiated an official inquiry “to begin a conversation on the state of independent and diverse programming.”

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New Web Portal to Stand for Christian TV Ministries

NRB this week unveiled a website to help its members and their constituents stand up for Christian TV ministries in advance of the FCC auction of television broadcast spectrum scheduled for this spring.

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Twitter Announces ‘Trust & Safety Council’

Building on its move just over a month ago to “clarify” its view of what actions are “abusive” or “hateful,” Twitter this week announced a new “Trust & Safety Council” that it will consult for its platform policies.

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Senators Question ICANN Leader on China Connection

Not only has the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) contracted for years with the federal government to perform Web functions, but...

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