National Religious Broadcasters Joins Lawsuit Against California ‘Hate Speech’ Law

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) has joined a lawsuit against a California law targeting online hate speech, although the law operates as censorship.

The law, signed in September by CA Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom, forces social media platforms to report what it considers to be hate speech, disinformation, radicalization, extremism, harassment and foreign political influence to authorities.

Semi-annual reports will be filed to the California Attorney General’s office.

Reporting from Reclaim the Net:

In his comments following the announcement, NRB President and CEO Troy A. Miller said that the association’s members would be affected by the law thanks to the very nature of their reporting, namely, it being religious.


NRB General Counsel Michael P. Farris also commented to note that governments trying to control speech under the pretext of protecting truth is a path not to more truth, but to tyranny.