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NRB Preparing to Welcome Vice President Mike Pence to Proclaim 18 Convention

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) will be holding its 75th annual Convention February 27-March 2 in Nashville, Tennessee, and is preparing to welcome U.S. Vice President Mike Pence as a speaker.

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NRB Mourns Passing of R.C. Sproul

Dr. R.C. Sproul, founder of Ligonier Ministries, went to be with the Lord today (December 14) at the age of 78, the ministry announced.

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NRB Applauds ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ FCC Action

National Religious Broadcasters applauded the Federal Communications Commission’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” vote today rolling back the agency’s assumption of heavy-handed new powers over the internet in 2015.

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NRB Shines Light on Online Censorship of Christian, Conservative Speech

National Religious Broadcasters is drawing attention to the censorship of Christian and conservative speech online by tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and Apple by launching a new initiative, Internet Freedom Watch, the association of Christian communicators announced today (Dec. 7).

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NRB Praises President Trump’s Declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Relocation of U.S. Embassy

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, released the following statement in response to reports that, in accordance with decades-old U.S. law, President Donald Trump will affirm today that the United States does indeed recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and has set in motion a plan to relocate the U.S. embassy to its rightful place there

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NRB to Announce New Internet Freedom Initiative, Host Panel on Internet Censorship

National Religious Broadcasters will announce a new internet freedom initiative on Thursday, December 7, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event will feature an address by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and a panel, “Internet Freedom: Rights and Responsibilities,” with leading voices on the subject, including Craig Strazzeri with PragerU, a victim of internet censorship; former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell; and evangelical leader Ralph Reed.

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NRB Welcomes Proposed Return to Light Touch in ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Proceeding

National Religious Broadcasters welcomes a proposed resolution to the Federal Communications Commission’s proceeding on “Restoring Internet Freedom” that would roll back the agency’s assumption of heavy-handed new powers over the internet in 2015.

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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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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.

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.

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