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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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Social Media Censorship Expands – Americans Concerned

According to a recent survey by technology research group Loup Ventures, 51% of Americans believe that more should be done to protect free speech on internet platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), which launched its John Milton Project for Free Speech eight years ago to address that very issue, agrees. But the head of NRB’s project also believes the real question is how those free expression protections can be achieved, especially as censorship is expanding.

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National Religious Broadcasters Joins the Call for International Religious Freedom

On Thursday, the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) was privileged to, once again, host a call with the Honorable Sam Brownback, U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom.

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Tipping Point in Anti-Christian Bias of Silicon Valley

Facebook’s face-off with co-founder Chris Hughes over how it is wielding its monopoly power has implications for Christian communicators, says the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) association.

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Supreme Court to Hear Cases Threatening Faith-Based Employers

When the Supreme Court agreed this week to take up three cases about sexual orientation and transgender rights in employment, much of the media coverage missed the real religious freedom issue, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), an association of Christian broadcast and digital communicators.

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Equality Act Unequally Targets Faith Community, NRB Says

Religious liberties were under direct attack in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), an association of Christian radio, television, and internet communicators.

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NRB Supports True Internet Freedom

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) opposes a bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives that would reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) “Restoring Internet Freedom” order of 2017. The FCC order was a commonsense “light touch” solution to internet access – an approach lauded in the NRB Board of Directors’ recent resolution, adopted on March 26, 2019.

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NRB Announces 2019 Media Award Recipients

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) have announced the recipients of the 2019 NRB Media Awards, which recognize last year’s most outstanding ministries, facilities, and programs/producers in the world’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators.

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'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...

Congress Should Reconsider Big Tech’s Special Legal Privileges That Foster Censorship

Even when someone as prominent as international evangelist Franklin Graham was banned from Facebook for 24 hours during Christmas week...

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