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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Christian Leaders Meet with Saudi Crown Prince in Historic Step

Now might not be the best time to visit Saudi Arabia, but a delegation of US evangelical leaders felt it was a risk worth taking.

American Evangelicals Find UAE 'Treasure of Moderation'

Another historic event took place when a delegation of American evangelical leaders came to Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital.

Jerry A. Johnson: Why You Must Vote

Did you know that in 1839, Marcus “Landslide” Morton was elected governor of Massachusetts by a margin of one vote?

Amazing Grace at President’s Residence

Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters (of America), whose membership comprises Christian media leaders...

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.

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