|For Immediate Release
October 3, 2013
Washington, DC – The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) presented its 2013 Faith & Freedom Award to Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) on October 2, 2013.
Rep. Franks currently serves as Chairman of the Constitution Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee.
Moreover, he is a defender of the First Amendment, in particular religious freedom, and active voice for First Amendment principles internationally. He is also an advocate for human life, recently ushering The Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act through the House of Representatives.
“Congressman Trent Franks is a man of faith and a champion for life and liberty on Capitol Hill," remarked NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “We are privileged to honor Congressman Franks with this award.”
NRB annually presents the Faith & Freedom Award to a stalwart defender of religious liberty at its Capitol Hill Media Summit, the annual gathering of the NRB President’s Council in Washington, DC. Past recipients include former-Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS); Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN); Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL); Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR); Alan Sears, President & CEO of Alliance Defending Freedom; and Rep. J. Randy Forbes (R-VA).
Photo Above: (left to right) NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), and NRB Board Chairman Rich Bott.
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 2014 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 22-25, 2014. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.
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