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Religious Rights Hidden but Not Forgotten in Supreme Court Arguments

Religious liberty issues were hidden in plain sight this week during U.S. Supreme Court arguments involving a case where a Christian funeral home had terminated its male funeral director when he “transitioned” to a female identity.

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NRB's John Milton Project Amens Senators' Letter on Facebook Censorship

Four U.S. Senators have signed a scathing letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg stating that, “Yet again, Facebook’s pattern of censorship has reared its ugly head.”

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Thorny Issues of Religious Liberty Addressed at the Press Club

The three-way conversation yesterday at the National Press Club with two civil rights lawyers – one an Evangelical Christian and the other a Muslim – who were also joined by a national journalist, didn’t solve all the many knotty issues of religious liberty in America. But at the NRB-hosted event there were many points of agreement.

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Senator Ted Cruz Honored with NRB's 2019 Faith & Freedom Award

NRB presented its 2019 Faith & Freedom Award to U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday, September 10, during the NRB President’s Council Summit on Capitol Hill.

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Religious Rights in an Age of Wrongs

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in the National Press Club’s Zenger Room in Washington, D.C., there will be a unique three-way conversation between a career national journalist and two civil liberty attorneys – one a Muslim, the other an Evangelical Christian. Civil liberties attorney and General Counsel for NRB, Craig Parshall, will be launching the discussion with Muslim religious rights attorney and scholar Asma Uddin, the author of the recently released When Islam Is Not a Religion, joined by national journalist and media veteran Steven Waldman, whose most recent book is Sacred Liberty – America’s Long, Bloody, and Ongoing Struggle for Religious Freedom. Parshall calls this event “a unique window into the blunt, controversial questions that most divide America’s religious communities when it comes to civil rights and public responsibilities, as well as an exploration into what could also unite us.”

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Supreme Court Gives Life to Christian Funeral Home Case

Yesterday the Supreme Court decided to take up a case involving a Christian funeral home’s objection to a key employee’s decision to “transition” to a different sex. It brings us one step closer to a definitive ruling on the future rights of faith-based businesses and ministries, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).

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This Law Renders the Faithful Defenseless

A bill called the Do No Harm Act, winding its way through Congress, could deal a major blow to religious liberty, according National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).

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NRB's Voice Heard in FCC's TV Order

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) applauds the proposed decision of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to modernize and simplify current regulations regarding children’s television programming.

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Big Tech Law is a Bold Start

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), through its internet free speech arm, praises Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) for his boldness in addressing the problem of viewpoint suppression on the internet platforms of technology giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google.

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FCC Decision on Robocall Blocking is 'First Antidote'

The decision today of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls, “spoofing,” and phone scams is an excellent first start, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).

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Supreme Court to Decide if Transgender Rights Prevail Over Christian-Based Businesses

The US Supreme Court announced on Tuesday it will take up the case involving a Michigan Christian funeral home's objection...

'People Are Afraid': New Effort Aims to Stop Violent Attacks on US Churches and Houses of Worship

A significant portion of the day was dedicated to the important role media play, especially Christian media.

FCC to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls

The Thursday, June 6 decision of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls...

What Happens When Christian Movies Go Mainstream?

On March 27, Jon Erwin took the stage at Proclaim 19, this year’s National Religious Broadcasters convention in Anaheim, California...

Equality Act – a 'wrecking ball' on religious liberty

The Equality Act continues to draw strong criticism and warnings from advocates of traditional and biblical values

Facebook executive urges churches to leverage social media for the Gospel

“God wants to do something new with social technology that we’ve never comprehended before,” Nona Jones...

'Equality Act' also threatens school curriculum, says group

Passage of the Equality Act (H.R. 5) – according to groups like the National Religious Broadcasters...

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