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NRB Calls for Defunding Planned Parenthood

As undercover videos have revealed key Planned Parenthood officials describing and negotiating the sale of aborted babies’ body parts, anger and scrutiny are increasing against the nation’s largest abortion organization.

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Key Senator Expresses Concern with Supreme Court

Reflecting on the most recent Supreme Court term, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) this week said that the Court had a “very liberal bent this last term” and “more worrisome...

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LPTV Highlighted at House Hearing

In a hearing featuring FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, low power television (LPTV) received significant attention, particularly from Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR)...

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Poll Explores Sentiment on Race Relations

A recent New York Times/CBS News poll showed that Americans generally have a negative impression of the state of race relations, noteworthy after tragedies around the nation, including at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Nominate Your Organization for a 2016 NRB Media Award!

NRB is currently accepting nominations for the 2016 Annual Media Awards and will be doing so until August 14, 2015. A long-standing hallmark of NRB, the awards program remains one of the association’s most valued traditions.

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Life Without Limbs Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Launches ‘Stand Strong’

Life Without Limbs, the international non-profit ministry of speaker, author, and evangelist Nick Vujicic, recently marked its 10th anniversary and launched a new campaign in celebration.

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Want to Make an Impact in DC? Join the NRB President’s Council

From among its membership, NRB has been building up a select group of strategic partners who wish to bolster the work of the association through additional commitments of time, support, and financial resources.

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NRB Members: Highlight Your Organization in NRB Today – for Free!

We are soliciting descriptions about NRB members to feature in our weekly e-newsletter, NRB Today, and on the NRB.org website.

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Senate Funders Take Aim at Agencies

Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee this week advanced legislation with provisions to restrict several agencies, particularly the FCC and the IRS.

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Justice Alito Gives Insight into the Supreme Court

In a lengthy interview with Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito provided insight into the high court’s procedures, commentary on recent cases, and some thoughts on baseball.

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NRB Press Releases

NRB Calls for Defunding Planned Parenthood

As undercover videos have revealed key Planned Parenthood officials describing and negotiating the sale of aborted babies’ body parts, anger and scrutiny is increasing against the nation’s largest abortion organization. NRB has raised its voice for legislation

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NRB Opposes New Attack on the Freedom to Believe and RFRA

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) opposes new legislation that would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in a way that undermines the broad and balanced Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which was signed into law in 1993 by President Bill Clinton.

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Iran Deal Leaves Americans Behind

NRB is dismayed that the Obama Administration would strike a nuclear deal with Iran without first securing the release and safe return of Americans, including Pastor Saeed Abedini, who are unjustly incarcerated in Iran.

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NRB Urges Congress to Defend Freedom to Believe in Marriage

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, sent a letter today to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) calling on Congress to approve the First Amendment Defense Act, a bill sponsored by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) to protect and safeguard religious freedom in light of the Supreme Court ruling on marriage.

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Supreme Sham

Thinking about the recent Supreme Court ruling that forced “gay marriage” on all 50 states produces several reactions. As noted earlier, biblically and morally, it’s a shame. But legally and politically, it’s also a sham. Here’s why.

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Supreme Shame

On Friday, June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote to impose so-called “gay marriage” on all 50 states. The White House celebrated with a rainbow lightshow. What can I say? I say this: It’s a shame.

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Chief Justice Gives Ominous Warning on Marriage & Faith

NRB is repulsed by the Supreme Court’s decision today to undermine the tried and true institution of marriage by imposing “gay marriage” nationwide.

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Announcing the 2016 NRB International Christian Media Convention: Proclaim 16

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world’s preeminent association of Christian media and ministry organizations and professionals, announced the renaming of its annual event, which will now be called Proclaim.

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NRB Statement on Attack in Charleston, SC

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, condemned last night’s deadly attack on parishioners of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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NRB Supports First Amendment Defense Act

NRB today issued a statement of support for the First Amendment Defense Act, a bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) to defend religious freedom.

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Platt at mega-missions event: 'We exist to serve'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Christian Examiner) – "Jesus can change your life," Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, told over 14,000 participants...

Bombs at 2 New Mexico churches halt services

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (BP) -- Small bombs exploded within minutes of each other Aug. 2 at two Las Cruces, N.M., churches...

FCC Announces Workshop on Access to, and Use of, Broadcast Ownership Data

On Wednesday, September 9, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau will host an all-day public workshop...

NAB Responds to FCC on Wireless Mics

The NAB has sent a letter to the FCC concerning the future placement of spectrum for wireless microphone use.

Crowding Out Broadcasters?

SEATTLE—A Federal Communications Commission request for comment on a proposal to reserve one vacant UHF TV channel in each geographic area...

Hitting the Radio on BreakPoint This Week, Co-Hosting with John Stonestreet

Today, Ambassador Radio announced that, starting in mid-September, I will serve as co-host with John Stonestreet of BreakPoint This Week...

Dem senator backs defunding Planned Parenthood

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Monday that he supports cutting off federal funds for Planned Parenthood...

FCC Proposes to Revamp Equipment Authorization Rules, Again

Among the FCC’s many functions is one known to a small community of technical experts – and, of course, CommLawBlog readers: the equipment authorization program.

ICANN posts proposal to end US oversight of Internet

The overseers of the Internet on Monday published a keenly anticipated proposal to step out from under US oversight.

SBC president Ronnie Floyd calls for 'moral courage in America' as Congress faces Planned Parenthood debate today

NASHVILLE (Christian Examiner) – As thousands of Southern Baptists converge in Nashville, Tennessee for a missions conference today...

ERLC endorses bill to defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission endorsed legislation to defund Planned Parenthood...

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1 month later: Evangelicals continue marriage advocacy

A month after the Supreme Court's nationwide legalization of gay marriage, evangelicals continued raising objections to the ruling.

5-4 marriage decision: Christians 'will stand fast'

From other evangelicals are statements by Jerry A. Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters; Richard Land, president of Southern Evangelical Seminary; Jim Campbell, Alliance Defending Freedom senior legal counsel..

NRB Announces Proclaim 16

The National Religious Broadcasters says its 2016 annual event, “Proclaim 16.” The 2016 convention will be held Feb. 23–26 in Nashville, Tenn.

Christian Leaders Respond to 'Literally Satanic' Shooting at Charleston Church; 4,000 Residents Gather for Vigil

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, said he was shocked by the "senseless, despicable, and evil attack."

Over 70 Christian Education Leaders Send Letter to Congress Urging Protection From Potential Pro-Gay Supreme Court Ruling

More than 70 leaders in the Christian education field signed letters to Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky....

Religious leaders 'Obey God Rather than Men' in Open Letter to U.S. Supreme Court

Setting aside theological differences, 85 Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox Christian, and Jewish leaders joined civic and business leaders in signing an open letter to the U.S. Supreme court pubished...

Pastors Pledge Civil Disobedience If Supreme Court Redefines Marriage

At press time, over 42,000 had signed the "Pledge in Solidarity to Defend Marriage."


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