Following another push by NRB in early June, the Local Radio Freedom Act (H.Con.Res.20; S.Con.Res.5) now has the bipartisan support of 223 Members of Congress – five more than the 218 votes needed to guarantee a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.Posted on August 3, 2020
NRB, the world’s pre-eminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators representing millions of listeners, viewers, and readers worldwide, thanks the 10 U.S. senators who recently sent a letter to President Trump, asking him to do everything in his power to prevent state and local governments from discriminating against Americans seeking to exercise their First Amendment right to practice their religion.Posted on July 29, 2020
NRB hailed the U.S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 rulings honoring religious liberty in the cases of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania.Posted on July 8, 2020
NRB is urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate who have not yet supported the Local Radio Freedom Act (H.Con.Res.20 and S.Con.Res.5, respectively) to do so now as just a few more co-signers are needed to reach the majority in the House and additional signers are needed in the Senate.Posted on June 5, 2020
NRB members responded to the viral video posted on Monday that showed a white police officer in Minneapolis with his knee on the neck of George Floyd, an African American man, who died as a result.Posted on May 29, 2020
NRB is encouraged that President Trump’s Executive Order and current legislation is opening up an important conversation about the threats posed by powerful social media companies that often censor opinions with which they disagree.Posted on May 29, 2020
NRB thanks Senators James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Angus King (I-Maine) for spearheading an effort to advocate on behalf of the nation’s nonprofits, charities, and houses of worship as Congress considers a fourth-phase relief proposal for the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).Posted on May 8, 2020
NRB has tapped Daniel Darling to serve as its Senior Vice President of Communications effective May 1.Posted on April 30, 2020
NRB applauded the recent move by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in support of religious freedom.Posted on April 15, 2020
NRB lauded the FCC’s recent decision to give flexibility to TV broadcasters for airing important community programming, including religious services.Posted on April 14, 2020
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