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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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Pro-Life Ministries Need Not Apply?

Earlier this year the fight against human trafficking, rightly an effort that crosses partisan lines, was drawn into a battle over the federal funding of abortion in Congress.

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2016 NRB Media Awards: Nomination Window Now Open!

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 our most valued traditions.

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NRB Members Respond to Planned Parenthood Exposé

Various NRB members joined in the massive outcry against Planned Parenthood after an undercover video was released last week showing a senior director from Planned Parenthood outlining the sale of fetal body parts.

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Life Issues Institute Hosts Event in Memory of Late Pro-Life Pioneer Dr. Jack Willke

Life Issues Institute President Bradley Mattes hosted a memorial reception to honor the life of pro-life pioneer Dr. John C. (Jack) Willke on Tuesday, July 21, in Washington, DC.

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J103 GM Steve Green Marks 35 Years in Radio

At the age of six, Steve Green says he had a transistor radio glued to his ear. While the music was “amazing,” Green recalls how it was the announcers that fascinated him. For hours, he would just to find out what they were going to do next!

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TWR360 Christian Web Portal Adds 40th Language as Expansion Continues

When TWR360 was launched in May 2013, the web portal to Christian media content was available in only five languages.

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FCC Moves to Adjust Field Operations

This week at the FCC’s monthly public meeting, the Commissioners voted unanimously for a plan to change its field operations structure, most notably by closing 11 field offices.

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Judiciary and Commerce Committee Leaders Investigating Planned Parenthood

After the release of an undercover video this week in which a Planned Parenthood leader reveals horrific details about the sale of aborted babies’ body parts, Congress is ratcheting up the pressure.

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NRB Press Releases

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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NRB to Stand with Sen. Mike Lee for Religious Liberty in Advance of Marriage Ruling

On Wednesday, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, will join with Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and other leaders in standing for religious liberty in advance of the Supreme Court’s upcoming pivotal marriage ruling.

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Oklahoma's Ten Commandments monument must go, says court in blow to conservatives

Oklahoma's Supreme Court on Monday said the state must remove a Ten Commandments stone monument first placed at its Capitol in 2012...

'Life Has Stopped:' 70 Niger Churches Struggle to Rebuild After Islamist Revenge Rampage for Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

Christian churches in Niger are facing a lack of resources and difficult conditions in rebuilding six months after the wave of angry Islamist attacks...

Voice of the Martyrs Sends Bibles Into North Korea; Uses App to Track Where the Gospel Lands Inside the Communist State

The Korean office for Voice of the Martyrs announced at a press conference earlier this week that the Christian missionary organization will be sending...

Senate Leader McConnell Fast-Tracks Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood After Criticism

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has initiated a fast-track process to ensure that a bill to defund Planned Parenthood is brought up for a floor vote...

Liberals Push Congress for LGBT Bill That Critics Say Would Limit Religious Freedom

LGBT groups and their allies in Congress are pushing for a sweeping piece of legislation that if enacted would, according to critics, limit religious freedom...

Christian Mother Asia Bibi's Potential Freedom Could Be 'Watershed Moment' for All Christian Victims Prosecuted for Blasphemy, Group Says

The potential release of Christian mother of five Asia Bibi, who recently saw her death sentence in Pakistan temporarily suspended, could be...

Christian Pharmacists Lose Emergency Contraceptive Appeal

A federal appeals court in Washington State has ruled that Christian pharmacists there must dispense FDA-approved emergency contraceptives...

Lafayette Theater Shooting: Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Ministering to Louisiana Community

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are on the ground...

1 month later: Evangelicals continue marriage advocacy

WASHINGTON (BP) -- A month after the Supreme Court's nationwide legalization of gay marriage, evangelicals continued raising objections...

McCarthy: Defund Planned Parenthood during investigation

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Monday that Congress should immediately defund Planned Parenthood until...

Pai Pans Wireless Repack of TV Stations

FCC commissioner Ajit Pai has a host of serious bones to pick with the FCC's incentive auction plans...

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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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