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On Tech Censorship Concerns, Sanders Video Encourages Followers: ‘Laugh in Their Face’

This week U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) posted a video on Twitter featuring a call for his followers to scoff at those who raise concerns about Big Tech’s conservative viewpoint suppression problem.

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Music Modernization Act Signed Into Law

The Music Modernization Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Thursday.

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Congressional Commission Releases Report on China

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) this week issued its annual report detailing human rights concerns and rule of law developments in China.

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Registration Now Open for Proclaim 19 in Anaheim, California

Registration for the world’s largest annual gathering of Christian media and ministry professionals is now open, and if you register before December 31, you can receive an Early Bird discounted rate.

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Joni Eareckson Tada to Lead Hymn Sing at Proclaim 19 Worship Service

Joni Eareckson Tada, founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, will lead a special hymn sing during the Worship Service that will take place Thursday, March 28, 2019, during Proclaim 19, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Anaheim, California.

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Life Changing Radio Celebrates 40th Anniversary

On October 4, WARV in Warwick, Rhode Island, celebrated 40 years of broadcasting “Life Changing Radio” with a special anniversary banquet with ministry leaders Ed Cannon and Alistair Begg as featured speakers.

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NRB Members Respond to Hurricane Michael; Call for Prayers

Hurricane Michael, which went from a tropical storm to a major Category 4 hurricane in just two days, made landfall early Wednesday afternoon in Florida’s panhandle, destroying buildings, compromising road and water systems, and leaving hundreds of thousands without electricity.

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Hundreds Join 21-Day Fast Ahead of Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem

More than 1,000 people from 48 nations participated last month in three weeks of global fasting and prayer focused on Jerusalem.

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Senate Hearing Reveals Divide on Religious Liberty

This week Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) chaired a hearing on religious liberty threats in the U.S. and abroad.

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Brunson Appeals to Turkey’s Highest Court

Pastor Andrew Brunson’s attorney, Ismail Cem Halavurt, this week filed an appeal with Turkey’s highest constitutional court.

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NRB Press Releases

NRB Gives Thanks for Pastor Brunson's Freedom

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of NRB, rejoiced at news that American Pastor Andrew Brunson has been released by Turkey.

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NRB President: 'Statesmanship Must Prevail' by Confirming Kavanaugh

As the U.S. Senate proceeds this week to a vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, issued the following statement

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Honored with NRB's 2018 Faith & Freedom Award

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) presented its 2018 Faith & Freedom Award to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday, September 25.

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Johnson Gives Social Media Platforms Ultimatum to Fix Censorship of Christian, Conservative Viewpoints

The president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) told a gathering of innovators in technology and policy that social media companies need to fix the problem of censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints before the end of this year, or there will be calls for Congress to have a hearing to examine Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

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NRB to Big Tech: ‘It’s Go-Time for Free Speech’

Following a congressional hearing yesterday at which Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was grilled on concerns of censorship and bias, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), is calling for immediate action – ideally by the tech companies themselves – to address the problem of online censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints.

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NRB Calls Dorsey Hearing on Censorship ‘Seminal Moment’ for Big Tech

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s scheduled appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee tomorrow could be a “seminal moment” to address the problem of online censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints, says Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters.

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NRB Thanks Pompeo for Religious Freedom Leadership

In a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Religious Broadcasters commended the “powerful message” the Trump administration is making by holding a historic Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom this week in Washington, D.C., pledging: “You will not be alone in this great cause.”

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NRB 'Enthusiastically' Endorses Trump Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

The following statement was issued tonight by Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president and CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, in support of President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court

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NRB Calls for ‘Constitution-Honoring’ Supreme Court Nominee to Fill Kennedy’s Seat

In response to the retirement of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president and CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, released the following statement:

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NRB Welcomes Supreme Court Ruling Against ‘Insidious’ Abortion Speech Mandate

National Religious Broadcasters today praised the Supreme Court’s ruling in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, a case in which pro-life pregnancy care centers challenged a California law requiring them to promote abortion.

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NextRadio’s Days Are Numbered

Without a major influx of cash and support from the radio industry, time and money has apparently run out for NextRadio...

Sen. Grassley Wants Answers About Google+ 'Glitches'

Add Senate Judiciary Committee chair Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) to the lengthening list of those, Republican and Democrat, who want answers...

Rebirth of Jerusalem-Based Christianity Will Be Greater Than Protestant Reformation

The Christian ministry behind the Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem has prophesied that an event "greater than...

President Trump Signs Music Modernization Act

Flanked by musicians ranging from John Rich to Kid Rock in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, President Trump on Thursday signed...

TWR to Celebrate Recovery From Cary Office Fire

Ten months after arson seriously damaged one of TWR’s nerve centers, the international media ministry is ready to rededicate the restored office building to accomplishing the Lord’s work.

LifeWay Search Committee Now Accepting Nominations for Next President

The LifeWay Christian Resources presidential search committee met Monday, Sept. 24, to develop a process for their search of a new president and CEO.

Moody Bible Institute Names Dr. Mark Jobe as Next President

Mr. Greg Thornton, interim president of Moody Bible Institute, along with Mr. Randy Fairfax...

Anne Graham Lotz to Begin Chemotherapy as Cancer Battle Becomes 'Longer than Anticipated'

Anne Graham Lotz is facing many weeks of chemotherapy after her doctors discovered her case of breast cancer is more advanced than they first thought.

EU Internet Censorship Will Censor the Whole World's Internet

As the EU advances the new Copyright Directive towards becoming law in its 28 member-states...

California's Net Neutrality Law Is A Bad Idea -- It's Also Illegal

California’s technology and Internet firms are worth trillions of dollars. The state is the worldwide home of the smartphone, search engine, and social network.

Sen. Blumenthal Seeking Official Investigation of Google

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said he plans to submit a formal request to the Federal Trade Commission that it investigate Google over its Google+ social media product.

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National Religious Broadcasters CEO Calls on Tech Companies to Address Online Censorship

After Wednesday’s hearing featuring the top executives of Facebook and Twitter on Capitol Hill, National Religious Broadcasters president and CEO Jerry A. Johnson...

NRB Lobbying Helps Put Congress’ Focus On Internet Freedom

With the Fairness Doctrine now solidly part of the past, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) has been focusing its free speech efforts on the internet.

NRB Calls for Internet Censorship Hearings

The National Religious Broadcasters had big issues with Facebook before CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s mea culpa tour of the House and Senate this week, and it still has them, in spades.

NRB Seeks Censorship Answers from Zuckerberg

As the Hill prepares to grill Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at a pair of hearings this week, the National Religious Broadcasters want them...

Censoring Christians: Google and Facebook and Twitter, oh my

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) launched the initiative via the InternetFreedomWatch.org website

Religious Broadcasters Gather in DC, Announce Response to Problem of Internet Censorship

The National Religious Broadcasters gathered in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to announce their new “Internet Freedom Initiative.”

In Tax Debate, Gift to Religious Right Could Be Bargaining Chip

Conservative Christian leaders say Mr. Trump seized on the issue at the January meeting in his office.
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