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NRB Cautions Against House ENDA Petition

Many House Democrats this week made a procedural move that, if successful, would threaten religious liberty.

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Samaritan’s Purse Doctor Testifies on Ebola

President Barack Obama and Members of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee heard directly from a Samaritan’s Purse doctor who had...

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NRB Hosts Roundtable on ‘The Internet Highway and the Rules of the Road’

Last week, NRB’s John Milton Project for Free Speech and The Heritage Foundation co-hosted a roundtable discussion on the future of Internet regulation, the FCC’s “net neutrality” proposal, and the dynamics of innovation/free market and citizen free speech on the Web.

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FCC Chairman Testifies Before House Panel

Activities at the FCC, including the net neutrality proceeding and FCC process reform, were topics of interest at committee hearings across Capitol Hill this week.

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NRB President’s Council Members Gather for Capitol Hill Media Summit

Members of the NRB President’s Council gathered in Washington, DC, last week for the 2014 Capitol Hill Media Summit.

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Franklin Graham Festivals in North America Draw More than 65,000

The Franklin Graham Festival of Hope in Toronto, Canada, drew a highly diverse crowd last week, and counselors ministered to inquirers in six various languages.

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In Memoriam: Longtime NRB Member Patricia Macaulay

Patricia A. “Pat” Macaulay, who was the organist for the NRB Convention for many years and an NRB member for many more, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 10, at the age of 87.

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Christian Broadcasters to Air For Israel's Sake on Sunday, September 21

A cross-denominational effort by Christian broadcasters and ministry leaders to show solidarity with the nation of Israel will culminate with a special television event this weekend.

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NRB President Supports Senator Cruz on Israel Following IDC Event

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, sent a letter today to Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) following the disrespectful treatment he received for expressing solidarity with Israel at a recent “In Defense of Christians” event.

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NRB Speaks Out for First Amendment Rights

NRB could not be silent this week in the face of a serious threat to the Bill of Rights being considered by the U.S. Senate.

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NRB Press Releases

NRB Cautions Against House ENDA Petition

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) cautioned against a move by a number of House Democrats to forcibly advance The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a bill with serious First Amendment problems.

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NRB Presents 2014 Faith & Freedom Award to Rep. Frank Wolf

NRB presented its 2014 Faith & Freedom Award to Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) on Wednesday, September 10.

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NRB Opposes Bill of Rights Limitation

NRB opposes the proposed amendment to the United States Constitution under consideration in the United States Senate. This effort (S.J.RES. 19) threatens serious consequences for all the freedoms found in the Bill of Rights’ First Amendment.

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NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson: Be Hopeful, Prayerful Amid Gaza Ceasefire

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, the President & CEO of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), is encouraging Christians to be hopeful and prayerful about the most recent ceasefire in Gaza.

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NRB Initiates ‘Christians in Solidarity with Israel’ Trip

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) association has initiated a “Christians in Solidarity with Israel” trip, August 17-22.

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NRB Urges Action for Persecuted Believers

In light of ongoing violence against Christians and other religious minorities around the world, including the current effort by Islamist forces to viciously eradicate the Christians of Iraq, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, today called on government and faith leaders in the United States to stand up against this wickedness.

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NRB Concerned by Private Deal for Church Scrutiny

NRB expressed concern today with reports that the IRS has struck a private deal that could lead to censorship of free speech and religious expression in churches and other houses of worship.

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NRB Statement on LPTV Hearing

NRB is grateful for attention this week in the House Energy & Commerce Committee to the situation of low-power television (LPTV) in light of the upcoming television broadcast spectrum auction.

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NRB Rejoices Over News of Meriam Ibrahim’s Flight Out of Sudan

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, rejoiced at news that Meriam Ibrahim, her husband, and her two young children were able to fly out of Sudan early Thursday morning – one month after her release from prison. Mrs. Ibrahim, who had been sentenced to death for her Christian faith, landed safely in Italy with her family.

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NRB Objects to ENDA Executive Order

NRB expressed great concern with today’s action by President Obama to issue an ENDA-like Executive Order applying to federal contractors with no specific protection for religious liberty.

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Capitol Hill Weighs In on Online Public File

Three influential congressional Democrats are pushing FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to extend online public file contents, including political...

October 1 Must-Carry/Retrans Elections Drive the Future of Local Broadcast TV

Few dates on the broadcasters' calendar are easier to miss than the deadline for TV stations (and a few fortunate LPTV stations) to send...

FCC Enforcement Bureau: Title II, Wireless Net Regs Definitely On Table

FCC Enforcement Bureau chief Travis LeBlanc said in no uncertain terms Friday that Title II reclassification of Internet access service and...

Wheeler: Look Past Talking Points On Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said Friday that he is seeking dialog and thoughtful exchanges "so that we can search for...

Curt Weigel Joins Masterworks as Vice President, Team Director

Masterworks is thrilled to announce that industry veteran Curt Weigel has joined the company as Vice President, Team Director.

Dems Press FCC to Expand Political File Requirement to MVPDs

Three Democratic members of Congress, including the ranking members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee and Communications Subcommittee, have...

Sinclair Challenges Incentive Auction in Court

Sinclair did not lay out an elaborate case for what it thought was wrong, or make any suggestions for how it could be fixed...

Blunt argues to protect local TV stations from new FCC rules

Blunt introduced an amendment to the Satellite Television Access and Viewer Rights Act (STAVRA) in the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee...

Key Dem: Make sure Web rules can pass the courts

A key House Democrat wants to make sure that new rules for Internet service providers can withstand a challenge in court.

NAB Neutral on Net Neutrality

Broadcasters may be fighting for a foothold in the broadband future, but they are not making much of a stir in the network neutrality docket.

ADF says fight over church signage is fight for First Amendment

Alliance Defending Freedom is continuing a legal battle to gain freedom of speech for churches in Arizona.

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NAB Neutral on Net Neutrality, Not NRB

NRB wants the FCC to prevent content blocking, but it is not focused on ISPS. Instead it talks about the censorship of speech rights...

Religious broadcasters blast Harry Reid scheme

So when a Democratic Party strategy appeared in Congress that would take the First Amendment down a notch by allowing state...

Christian Leaders Travel to Israel to Show Support

A dozen leaders from the National Religious Broadcasters traveled to Israel last week to make public their support of Israel.

With Full Hearts National Religious Broadcasters Conclude Solidarity Trip to Israel

“Our purpose was two fold. One, to show the people of Israel we support them in a time of crisis because Hamas is attacking...

IRS Would Lose in Court Battle Against Churches, NRB Says

After the Internal Revenue Service agreed to investigate pastors that preach political speech, the president of the National Religious Broadcasters...

A threat to the First Amendment

During the Senate’s brief pre-election legislative session in mid-September, Harry Reid, D-Nevada, intends to call up for a vote...

Evangelical Leaders Will Visit Israel To Show Support, Ask God To 'Protect Her From Her Enemies'

Several high-profile evangelical leaders will travel to Israel next week as a part of the “Christians in Solidarity with Israel” trip put together by the National Religious Broadcasters...


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