Big Tech Company MobileCause Pressed to Cease Reliance on SPLC 'Hate Group' List

The Pacific Justice Institute, representing Family Research Council (FRC), is pressing fundraising software company MobileCause to cease reliance on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) contentious “hate group” list or face a lawsuit over discriminatory practices against the conservative religious organization.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Says Commission Will Work to Clarify Section 230

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced Thursday that he intends to move forward with a rulemaking to clarify the meaning of Section 230 of the Communications Act.

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'Freedom Sunday' Calls the Church to Be the Church Again

An increasing number of pastors across the nation are challenging the overreach of government authorities that are subjecting churches to unconstitutional and onerous COVID-19 regulations even as they've allowed the reopening of casinos, tattoo parlors, abortion centers, liquor stores, and most all other businesses with little or no restrictions.

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John MacArthur to Pastors: ‘Open Your Church’

John MacArthur, Pastor-Teacher of Grace Community Church in California, is encouraging pastors across America to re-open their churches and Christ followers to remind their government leaders that churches are essential.

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2020 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP): Sunday, Nov. 1

On Sunday, November 1, Christ followers around the world will recognize the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) – a global prayer movement for Christians who boldly witness for Christ at any cost in nations where Christianity is not welcomed.

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House Republicans Introduce 'Protect Speech Act' to Hold Big Tech Accountable

Dozens of Republican Members of the House Committee on the Judiciary have introduced a new bill to hold Big Tech companies accountable, fix Section 230 of the Communications Act, and protect free speech on the internet.

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California Court Says Pastor John MacArthur and Church Entitled to Trial

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge sided last week with Pastor John MacArthur and Grace Community Church, agreeing that they are entitled to a full trial on the merits of their challenge to the constitutionality of government shut-down orders against the church and the preliminary injunction issued against them two weeks earlier.

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NRB Urges Swift, Fair Confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump on Saturday announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, calling her “one of the nation’s most brilliant and gifted legal minds.”

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John MacArthur, Grace Community Church Assemble Despite Preliminary Injunction

During the morning service at Grace Community Church this past Sunday, Pastor-Teacher John MacArthur addressed the question of why the Southern California church does not just comply with the orders that have been laid down by the state government with regards to religious gatherings.

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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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Los Angeles County Terminating Parking Lot Lease Agreement with John MacArthur and Church

The County of Los Angeles is terminating a lease agreement for a large portion of Grace Community Church’s parking lot that has been in place since 1975.

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LA County Court: John MacArthur’s Church Not Ordered to Halt Indoor Worship Services

The Los Angeles County Superior Court announced Thursday morning that there is no court order prohibiting Pastor John MacArthur and Grace Community Church from holding indoor worship services.

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'Philadelphia Statement' Urges All Americans to Embrace Free Speech, Resist Cancel Culture

More than 40 prominent scholars, freedom advocates, and policy experts released a public statement Tuesday affirming the necessity of free speech and civil discourse in society, while denouncing cancel culture, “hate speech” labeling, and other forms of ideological blacklisting.

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Support for Local Radio Freedom Act Surpasses Majority in the House

Following another push by NRB in early June, the Local Radio Freedom Act (H.Con.Res.20; S.Con.Res.5) now has the bipartisan support of 223 Members of Congress – five more than the 218 votes needed to guarantee a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Pacific Justice Institute Appeals Court Decision Allowing Calif. City to Restrict Downtown Churches

Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) is appealing the decision of a federal court in the San Francisco Bay Area that determined churches do not contribute to a vibrant and fun atmosphere and therefore may be excluded from Salinas’ downtown area.

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SCOTUS Rules 7-2 in Favor of Exemption for Employers Opposed to Contraceptives Mandate

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of exemptions that were provided to employers with religious or moral objections to the contraceptives mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

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