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NRB Welcomes Liberty HealthShare as the Titanium Sponsor for Proclaim 19

Liberty HealthShare℠, a healthcare sharing ministry based in Ohio, is proud to be the Titanium Sponsor for Proclaim 19, the National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention that will take place March 26-29, 2019, in Anaheim California.

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NRB Asks Congress to Review 'Good Samaritan' Protection for Big Tech

With growing evidence of censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints on social media platforms – and after Big Tech leaders failed to implement its own free speech charter – National Religious Broadcasters is urging a “careful” congressional review of the “Good Samaritan” protections in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

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NRB Renews Call for Silicon Valley Execs to Protect Free Speech

National Religious Broadcasters has renewed its request to Silicon Valley executives to implement their own free speech charter governing their content moderation or the evangelical organization will ask Congress to review the “Good Samaritan” protection the social media giants enjoy.

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NRB Gives Thanks for Pastor Brunson's Freedom

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of NRB, rejoiced at news that American Pastor Andrew Brunson has been released by Turkey.

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NRB President: 'Statesmanship Must Prevail' by Confirming Kavanaugh

As the U.S. Senate proceeds this week to a vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, issued the following statement

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Honored with NRB's 2018 Faith & Freedom Award

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) presented its 2018 Faith & Freedom Award to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday, September 25.

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Johnson Gives Social Media Platforms Ultimatum to Fix Censorship of Christian, Conservative Viewpoints

The president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) told a gathering of innovators in technology and policy that social media companies need to fix the problem of censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints before the end of this year, or there will be calls for Congress to have a hearing to examine Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

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NRB to Big Tech: ‘It’s Go-Time for Free Speech’

Following a congressional hearing yesterday at which Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was grilled on concerns of censorship and bias, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), is calling for immediate action – ideally by the tech companies themselves – to address the problem of online censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints.

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NRB Calls Dorsey Hearing on Censorship ‘Seminal Moment’ for Big Tech

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s scheduled appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee tomorrow could be a “seminal moment” to address the problem of online censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints, says Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters.

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NRB Thanks Pompeo for Religious Freedom Leadership

In a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Religious Broadcasters commended the “powerful message” the Trump administration is making by holding a historic Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom this week in Washington, D.C., pledging: “You will not be alone in this great cause.”

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RESOURCES

 

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...

60-Million-Strong Christian Group to Big Tech: Stop Censorship or Face Torrent of Lawsuits

On Thursday, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) President Jerry Johnson sent a final ultimatum to the CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Google, and Twitter...

Todd Starnes and Dr. Jerry Johnson on Fox Nation

Todd Starnes speaks with NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson about the Google hearings on Capitol Hill.

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