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DISCLOSE Bill Back in Senate

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has reintroduced the DISCLOSE Act with the backing of 34 of his Senate Democrat colleagues. The “Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections” (DISCLOSE) Act (S.2219) would establish...

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New Commissioners Appointed to USCIRF

Three new Commissioners have been appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) tapped Dr. Robert P. George, a political philosopher, constitutional scholar, and...

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Conscience Versus Health Care

Today, the Supreme Court wrapped up the third of its historic, back-to-back days of oral argument in DHHS v. Florida, the case that will decide the constitutionality of the Administration’s center-piece health care law. Monday’s arguments centered on the procedural question of whether the challenge...

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Non-Terror Data on Citizens Expanded

Until recently, non-terror-related data collected on American citizens by U.S. intelligence agencies had to be destroyed within six months of collection. Under new Obama Administration guidelines, such information on ordinary citizens can now be maintained for up to five years by the...

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HCJB Water Project Nearly Complete

Ever since the 2010 earthquake, the northern Haitian community of La Bruyere is in desperate need of clean water. According to César Cortez, an engineer with HCJB Global Hands, there is overpopulation in La Bruyere due to people migrating from Léogâne, the country’s quake zone, and the two Lifewater...

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Are Major Donations in Your Future?

According to charitable giving expert Richard Matheny, one of the biggest mistakes non-profit organizations make when having a sit-down with a potential major donor is the failure to communicate a crystal-clear picture of the mission behind the donation request. The NonProfit Times has summarized...

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Kay Arthur Honored

The prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award was recently bestowed upon renowned Bible teacher and author Kay Arthur at the Tenth Anniversary of the Christian Women in Media Association (CWIMA) Awards Gala for her vital role in Christian communications and her exemplary Christian...

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Publishing News

There is breaking news about several of NRB’s publishing members – Harvest House Publishers, Zondervan, and Tyndale House Publishers. Harvest House has named Brad Moses as its Director of Sales at its Eugene, OR headquarters, where he will build on his prior work as the sales manager in general...

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Keeping Count on Religious Liberty

Open Doors USA has published a midterm Congressional Scorecard for International Religious Freedom for the 112th session of Congress to evaluate each senator’s and representative’s record on religious freedom issues. Legislators are graded on their votes and co-sponsorship of a selection of the most...

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Wycliffe Names Cynthia Swindoll

The Wycliffe President’s Council has announced Cynthia Swindoll, President & CEO of Insight for Living Ministries, as its newest member. In this non-governing role, Swindoll will advise Wycliffe’s President and leadership on issues of marketing, fundraising, prayer, and public relations...

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The Advisory Council Meetings are for You!

Network with others in your field and share your ideas on how NRB can better serve your industry. Come to the NRB Advisory Council meetings at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN, May 23-24. You’ll have a chance to provide input concerning your area of expertise…Radio, Television, Internet, Church Media...

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Member Spotlight: License to Parent with Trace Embry

License to Parent with Trace Embry equips parents with the tools necessary to produce families that accept and live out the biblical worldview for the purpose of fulfilling the Great Commission. They equip parents with these tools via their weekly 30-minute radio program and our one-minute daily features...

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ACLJ Helps Small Business Take on HHS

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has filed the first lawsuit by a private business against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in opposition to the recently finalized HHS mandate requiring universal insurance coverage of...

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Administration Seeks Funding for UN Agencies that Recognize Palestine

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Susan Rice encouraged Congress to change federal law that currently withholds U.S. dollars from UN organizations that admit Palestine as a Member State without a preceding agreement between Israel and...

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TV Disclosure Dust-Up on Capitol Hill

The issue of posting television public files online stirred debate this week between Republicans and Democrats in Congress and the FCC. In a hearing of House Financial Services & General Government Appropriations Subcommittee, which oversees...

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State of Alabama Joins EWTN in Religious Freedom Case

The State of Alabama is siding with the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) in its court challenge of the federal government’s universal contraceptive mandate. Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange stated...

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