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Two-Thirds of Americans Say Don’t Touch Charitable Tax Deduction

New polling reveals that two-thirds of Americans don’t want the President and Congress to touch the charitable tax deduction in their search for more dollars to pull the government away from the “fiscal cliff.”

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Performance Tax Raised Again

An over-the-air performance tax was raised repeatedly in a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing that was supposed to focus on webcasting royalties.

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SCOTUS Gives Liberty University’s HHS Mandate Challenge a Boost

The U.S. Supreme Court this week ordered the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to consider Liberty University’s complaint against the federal mandate on employers...

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Senators Threaten Aid to Palestinians in Wake of UN Vote

Republican and Democrat lawmakers prepared amendments to the National Defense Authorization bill pending in the Senate to punish Palestinian leaders if they use their new status in the United Nations (UN) to harm Israel.

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Global Partners Advance the Gospel in the Balkans

This month, for the second time in two years, Christian media professionals from across Eastern Europe gathered for training, spiritual growth, encouragement, and fellowship.

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Nonprofits Urge Obama, Boehner to Protect Charitable Tax Deduction

Over 30 nonprofit organizations representing a broad cross-section of the nation’s charitable sector have joined together in urging President Obama and congressional leadership to protect America’s strong tradition of generosity by preserving historic incentives for charitable giving in the tax code.

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Christian Broadcaster Frank Pastore in Coma Following Motorcycle Accident

Popular Christian talk radio host Frank Pastore was injured in a motorcycle accident last week and remains in a coma. Though he has shown signs of improvement, Pastore is in serious condition and in great need of prayer.

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Movie Review: Life of Pi

If there's one thing that film critics largely agree on when it comes to the box office surprise Life of Pi, it's the film's stunning and state-of-the-art visual effects, which make it a cut above the rest.

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UN Expert: Respect the Right to Convert

A United Nations (UN) independent expert recently highlighted threats to a key religious human right: conversion. Heiner Bielefeldt, the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, declared to...

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FCC May Decide LPFM and FM Translator Application Questions

Only one item is on the docket for the FCC’s November 30 Open Meeting, but it is a significant one: new opportunities for low power radio and how that will intersect with existing translator...

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Top Leadership in Senate and House to Remain

Members of Congress met this week to consider their leaders in the next session of Congress. The top players will remain the same: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), House Majority Leader...

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UAE Curtails Internet Freedom

Just hours after being voted in as a Member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced new rules to...

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Thanksgiving … How Precious is Freedom?

It could be said that the first celebrants of Thanksgiving, in reality, had little to be thankful for. Yet they gave thanks.

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In Memoriam: American Family Radio Broadcaster Marvin Sanders

Marvin Sanders, the former General Manager of American Family Radio and Co-Host of Today’s Issues on AFR, went home to be with the Lord the morning of November 5.

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New NRB Membership Cards: Get Yours Now!

NRB membership cards will soon be available to NRB members!

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FCC Seeks to Facilitate Superstorm Aid

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s devastating blow to many on the East Coast, particularly in New Jersey and New York, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a call to facilitate relief. The FCC Media Bureau released...

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