MobileCause Pulls Plug on Family Research Council One Hour Before Election Broadcast Event Over 'Hate Group' Label

Family Research Council (FRC) had its agreement with fundraising software company MobileCause terminated just one hour before one of its “Pray Vote Stand” broadcasts because of the “hate group” label that the discredited Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) had given the conservative religious organization.

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NRB Encouraged by Administration's Review of Online Censorship

NRB is encouraged that President Trump’s Executive Order and current legislation is opening up an important conversation about the threats posed by powerful social media companies that often censor opinions with which they disagree.

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NRB's John Milton Project Amens Senators' Letter on Facebook Censorship

Four U.S. Senators have signed a scathing letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg stating that, “Yet again, Facebook’s pattern of censorship has reared its ugly head.”

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Big Tech Law is a Bold Start

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), through its internet free speech arm, praises Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) for his boldness in addressing the problem of viewpoint suppression on the internet platforms of technology giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google.

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Social Media Censorship Expands – Americans Concerned

According to a recent survey by technology research group Loup Ventures, 51% of Americans believe that more should be done to protect free speech on internet platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), which launched its John Milton Project for Free Speech eight years ago to address that very issue, agrees. But the head of NRB’s project also believes the real question is how those free expression protections can be achieved, especially as censorship is expanding.

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Tipping Point in Anti-Christian Bias of Silicon Valley

Facebook’s face-off with co-founder Chris Hughes over how it is wielding its monopoly power has implications for Christian communicators, says the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) association.

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NRB Supports True Internet Freedom

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) opposes a bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives that would reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) “Restoring Internet Freedom” order of 2017. The FCC order was a commonsense “light touch” solution to internet access – an approach lauded in the NRB Board of Directors’ recent resolution, adopted on March 26, 2019.

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NRB Asks Congress to Review 'Good Samaritan' Protection for Big Tech

With growing evidence of censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints on social media platforms – and after Big Tech leaders failed to implement its own free speech charter – National Religious Broadcasters is urging a “careful” congressional review of the “Good Samaritan” protections in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

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NRB Renews Call for Silicon Valley Execs to Protect Free Speech

National Religious Broadcasters has renewed its request to Silicon Valley executives to implement their own free speech charter governing their content moderation or the evangelical organization will ask Congress to review the “Good Samaritan” protection the social media giants enjoy.

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Johnson Gives Social Media Platforms Ultimatum to Fix Censorship of Christian, Conservative Viewpoints

The president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) told a gathering of innovators in technology and policy that social media companies need to fix the problem of censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints before the end of this year, or there will be calls for Congress to have a hearing to examine Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

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NRB to Big Tech: ‘It’s Go-Time for Free Speech’

Following a congressional hearing yesterday at which Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was grilled on concerns of censorship and bias, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), is calling for immediate action – ideally by the tech companies themselves – to address the problem of online censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints.

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NRB Calls Dorsey Hearing on Censorship ‘Seminal Moment’ for Big Tech

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s scheduled appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee tomorrow could be a “seminal moment” to address the problem of online censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints, says Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters.

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NRB Commends House Judiciary Committee for Scheduling Online Censorship Hearing

A week after National Religious Broadcasters renewed its call for congressional hearings focused solely on online censorship in the wake of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional appearances, the House Judiciary Committee announced it will hold a hearing this week featuring two victims of online censorship – Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and social media commentators Diamond and Silk.

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NRB Renews Call for Internet Censorship Hearings After Zuckerberg Appearances

Following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to House and Senate committees this week, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) renewed its call for congressional hearings focused on the growing problem of viewpoint censorship on Big Tech platforms.

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Five Questions Congress Should Ask Zuckerberg About Online Censorship

With Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg set to appear before House and Senate committees this week in the wake of intense congressional concerns over data privacy, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, is urging committee members to press Zuckerberg also on the growing problem of online censorship at Facebook and other Big Tech platforms.

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Marsha Blackburn, Tony Perkins Urge Action Against Online Censorship

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins were among those urging broadcasters to stand up against increasing censorship from social media and others in the tech industry March 1 at Proclaim 18.

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