For Immediate Release
February 23, 2015

Contact:
Kenneth Chan
703-331-4520
press@nrb.org

 

 

 

 

FRC, NRB to Release New Polling on Religious Liberty, Upcoming SCOTUS Marriage Decision

Nashville, TN– The Family Research Council (FRC) and the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, February 24, at 2 p.m. CT at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

New polling will be released regarding the mounting attacks on religious liberty in the United States and the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement that it will decide whether to redefine marriage for all 50 states. The press conference will address the next steps that American Christians and broadcasters should take in light of these challenges. 

The press conference will also feature Aaron and Melissa Klein, former owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, who are being threatened by $150,000 in fines because they declined to bake a same-sex “wedding” cake.  Craig James, a former football analyst who was fired by Fox Sports Network after the network learning that he had expressed his views in support of natural marriage, will also share his story.

WHO:

Tony Perkins, President, Family Research Council

Jerry A. Johnson, President, National Religious Broadcasters

 Aaron and Melissa Klein, former owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa      

Craig James, Special Assistant to the President, Family Research Council; former football analyst        

WHAT:

Press conference to release new polling on religious liberty in America and the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage case

WHEN:

February 24, 2015, 2 p.m. CT

WHERE:

Press Conference Room (located inside the News Media Center), Delta Ballroom B, Gaylord Opryland Convention Center

The convention website can be found at www.nrbconvention.org.  To request an interview with press conference speakers, email media@frc.org or call 202-445-0015 or 202-679-6800.

About NRB

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at www.nrb.org.

About the NRB Convention

The annual NRB International Christian Media Convention is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of around 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. NRB 2015 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 23-26, 2015. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.

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