NRB on Supreme Court Nominee: ‘Promise Made. Promise Kept’

This week President Donald Trump followed through on a key campaign promise as he nominated Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to be the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

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Legislation Introduced to Lift Burden on Speech

President Donald Trump has directed fire at the infamous Johnson Amendment for months, and this week at the National Prayer Breakfast was no exception.

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ENDA Executive Order Remains; Religious Freedom Action to Come?

This week the White House announced that it will keep an Obama Administration executive order similar to legislation known as the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

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Transparency Pilot Program at the FCC

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced a new pilot program aimed increasing transparency in agency proceedings.

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New Chairman for the Commission

This week President Donald Trump tapped Commissioner Ajit Pai to be the new Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

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NRB Leaders, Vice President Pence to Join Thousands at March for Life in D.C.

Tens of thousands, including NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson and several other members of the NRB staff, are gathering in the nation’s capital Friday to rally in celebration of the sanctity of life.

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Legislation to Block Performance Tax Introduced

Members of Congress this week re-introduced legislation intended to halt any move toward a performance tax on local radio broadcasters.

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Action to Come on Russian Anti-Evangelism Law?

Russia’s legislative and judicial branches are reviewing a controversial law with heavy-handed restrictions on religious freedom.

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Spectrum Auction Set to End

In one of his final statements before his departure accompanying the inauguration of the Trump Administration, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the incentive auction of broadcast television spectrum...

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Senator Calls for Release of American Pastor in Turkey

This week in an article posted FOXNews.com, U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) recounted that he learned of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey as he was walking into an airport in Ankara, the Turkish capital.

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NRB President Supports Sessions Nomination

Capitol Hill saw a flood of activity this week. Not only did the House and Senate lay the groundwork to repeal much of Obamacare and pull most federal funding away from...

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Report Shows Increase in Global Christian Persecution

This week Open Doors USA released its annual World Watch List (WWL) at an event at the National Press Club.

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House Taking Aim at Regulatory Overreach

Even as headlines focus on the transition of power from the Obama to Trump Administrations, the House of Representatives has been steadily advancing legislation to rein in...

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Bipartisan Repudiation of Anti-Israel UN Resolution

Just before Christmas, the Obama Administration purposefully abstained from and, therefore, allowed passage of a resolution detrimental to its Israel in the United Nations Security Council. Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, called this “a new low in the United Nations’ long history of anti-Israel actions” and “a breathtaking change in U.S. policy to defend the State of Israel.”

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International Religious Freedom Bill Signed Into Law

After the halls of the Capitol quieted last month, one bill to strengthen America’s international religious freedom efforts was thankfully put on a bipartisan fast-track...

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Infant Lives Panel Concludes Work

The House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives, which was spurred into action by the release of horrific videos exposing Planned Parenthood in 2015...

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