FCC chair gets 'courage under fire' award for overseeing net neutrality repeal


WPLG—The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission was awarded a handmade rifle by the National Rifle Association Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Ajit Pai, the FCC's chairman who oversaw the highly controversial repeal of the commission's net neutrality rules last year, was awarded the rifle, along with the NRA's "Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award," for his efforts last year during the repeal. The award came as a surprise to Pai, who was expecting to give a...

FCC chair Pai receives NRA gun award for courage. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai received the National Rifle Association's (NRA) “Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award” at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday.