More Religious Freedom Fights in House This Week

Last week’s religious liberty battles that began on military and veterans legislation spilled over onto another bill on the floor of the House of Representatives this week.

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Internet Authority Handover Debate Grows

Following a hearing in the Senate Commerce Committee, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) this week led a group of his fellow committee members in calling for the Obama administration to delay...

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Nonprofit Leaders Call for Oversight on Donor Privacy Laws

More than 100 nonprofit and conservative leaders, including Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, recently asked for action in defense of donor privacy.

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Study Shows Power of Social Media for News

In case anyone doubted the significance of allegations that Facebook employees were manipulating the social media giant’s “Trending News” feed, a Pew Research study this week revealed...

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Christian Media, Ministry Leaders Gather to Plan for Proclaim 17 in Orlando

Members of the NRB Advisory Councils and NRB Standing Committees gathered last week to plan for the next NRB International Christian Media Convention, Proclaim 17, which will be held February 27-March 2, 2017, in Orlando, Fla.

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NRB Congratulates Newly Elected, Re-Elected Standing Committee Members

NRB has released this year’s list of members and chairs for NRB's Standing Committees – several of whom were nominated and elected for the first time during Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention held late February in Nashville, TN.

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Ark Encounter to Host Ribbon Cutting and Media Preview Day July 5

Answers In Genesis’ (AiG) life-size replica of Noah’s Ark is nearing completion in Williamstown, Ky., and is preparing to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and media “sneak preview” day on July 5 to accommodate international media interest before the attraction is filled with guests when it officially opens two days later.

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Focus on the Family to Celebrate 40th Anniversary with Cruise to Bahamas Aboard the Disney Dream

Focus on the Family is commemorating its 40th anniversary with a four-night cruise to the Bahamas aboard the award-winning Disney Dream to celebrate with the families that have engaged with its ministry.

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Debate Over Internet Authority Transition Appears Poised to Heat Up

While much press attention this week was rightly centered on the ongoing fallout from Facebook censorship allegations and the company’s efforts to rebuild public trust...

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Religious Liberty Battles in House on Military and Veterans Legislation

Religious liberty was on the battlefield in the U.S. House of Representatives this week during consideration of two annual bills...

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House Approves International Religious Freedom Legislation

While debates were intense related to domestic religious liberty, the U.S. House of Representatives thankfully acted in a bipartisan fashion this week to strengthen America’s international religious freedom efforts.

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NRB President, Members Respond to Obama Administration ‘Guidelines’ on Transgender Students

Various NRB member organizations have expressed their concern over and opposition to a directive that the Obama administration sent late last week to thousands of school districts across the country.

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Justices Give Obama Administration a Mulligan in Little Sisters Case

While the U.S. Supreme Court did not issue a landmark Hobby Lobby-like victory for religious freedom this week, it did perhaps the next best thing for the Little Sisters of the Poor and fellow religious nonprofits threatened by the heavy hand of the executive branch.

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K-LOVE to Hold 4th Annual Fan Awards Show

Christian music radio network K-LOVE will once again bring the only fan-voted experience in the industry to Nashville, Tenn., June 3-5, 2016.

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Listeners of 'The Wally Show' Fund 27 New Wells for Blood: Water Mission

Listeners of WAY-FM’s The Wally Show pledged their support to build 27 new water wells near schools in Africa as a result of a successful on-air campaign last week, reported WAY Media Chief Content Officer Faron Dice.

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Questions Arise on Facebook Trending News Tampering

While it may not surprise NRB members who have been alerted to instances of online censorship in recent years, this problem garnered significant attention this week when...

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