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Tax Reform Bill Should Honor Free Speech of Churches and Charities

As Congress considers the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act this week, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) welcomed efforts to lift the free speech burden of the infamous “Johnson Amendment” off of all charitable organizations. NRB believes the Free Speech Fairness Act unshackles basic expression, a priceless bedrock principle of our nation, without allowing charities to become conduits for targeted political expenditures.

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NRB Praises Religious Liberty Action by Trump Administration

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, issued the following statement today in response to new religious liberty protections issued by the Trump Administration.

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Senator James Lankford Honored with NRB's 2017 Faith & Freedom Award

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) presented its 2017 Faith & Freedom Award to U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) on Wednesday, September 13.

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NRB Urges Respect for Christian TV in Spectrum Repack

In advance of a hearing entitled “The Broadcast Incentive Auction: Update on Repacking Opportunities and Challenges” in the House Energy & Commerce Committee on Thursday, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) highlighted the value of Christian television programming for local communities.

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NRB President, Members Sign Historic ‘Nashville Statement’ on Sexuality

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, joined more than 100 evangelical leaders – including at least 15 NRB members – as original signatories to The Nashville Statement expressing evangelical convictions about human sexuality released today.

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NRB Files ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Proceeding Comments

National Religious Broadcasters today filed comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s proceeding on “Restoring Internet Freedom” and applauded the agency for working to roll back the assumption of “heavy-handed” new powers over the internet in 2015.

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NRB Reiterates Support for Internet Freedom

NRB today reiterated its support for internet freedom and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s efforts to return to a “light-touch” regulatory environment that honors free speech and free enterprise online.

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NRB Praises Supreme Court Ruling Honoring Equality of Religious Citizens

National Religious Broadcasters welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today honoring religious liberty and the equality of religious citizens in the case of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer.

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NRB President Says Jerusalem 'Should Not Be A Bargaining Chip'

In response to President Trump’s decision to delay relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, issued the following statement today:

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‘It Is Time to Move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem,’ Says NRB President

NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson joined Jewish and Christian leaders from across the country, along with co-chairs and members of the bipartisan Congressional Israel Allies Caucus, for a Jerusalem Day event on Capitol Hill Tuesday commemorating the reunification of Jerusalem and establishing Israeli control over the Old City after the 1967 Six-Day War.

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Religious broadcasters' group honors Lankford with award

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) recently presented its 2017 Faith & Freedom Award to U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City.

Johnson Amendment: Confusion and fightin’ words

There was nothing new about the Rev. Jerry Johnson talking about abortion, gay rights and other hot-button moral issues...

Charles Stanley to Be Keynote Speaker at NRB's 'First Amendment Lunch'

NRB announced Thursday that the founder and head of In Touch Ministries was going to be the keynote speaker for next week's event.

FCC To Tackle Two Noncom Priorities in April

The move was applauded by the National Religious Broadcasters organization.

Proclaim 17 Heads for Warmer Weather in Orlando

Proclaim 17, the National Religious Broadcasters’ annual convention and exhibition, will be held Feb. 27–March 2 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Fla.

Wildmon and Criswell Selected for NRB Hall of Fame

The award, which the NRB describes as its most prestigious, recognizes an individual’s “for invaluable contribution...

NRB "Commends Voters" and Christian Turnout

Donald Trump called for healing in his first comments after claiming presidential victory.

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