National Religious Broadcasters Stand Against Hate Speech Inquisition

Hate speech investigations nullify the First Amendment. Oh brother. If this petition is granted, any radio or television station reporting weekly football scores could lose its license. George Orwell, call your office! [See also, “Is The FCC Anti-First-Amendment Campaign Out Of The IRS Criminal Manual?”] As Broadcasting & Cable reports, “NRB Urges FCC Not to Open Proceeding on ‘Hate’ Speech.” The National Religious Broadcasters has asked the FCC not to open a proceeding on Read more […]

Why a Constitutional Amendment? I Thought We Just Ignored the Bill of Rights

The National Religious Broadcasters: The United States Senate is considering an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that could have serious repercussions for First Amendment freedoms.  While proponents of the amendment are lauding it as a move toward campaign finance reform, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, called it “convoluted” and “unacceptable,” and warned it would be “detrimental to liberty and equality, preparing the way for the government to prefer one voice over Read more […]