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Senate Democrats Try to Torpedo Hobby Lobby Ruling

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, had some choice words for Planned Parenthood and others working to radically undermine religious liberty in the Senate this week.

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Congressman Calls Out FCC on Broadcast Indecency Enforcement

Congressman James Lankford (R-OK) put the FCC on notice that he was displeased with the Commission’s enforcement against indecency on the broadcast airwaves.

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House Committee Leaders Criticize FCC Chairman’s Process

Top leaders on the House panel with oversight of the FCC issued a sharp rebuke of the FCC Chairman’s leadership. House Communications and Technology Subcommittee...

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International Religious Freedom Bill Clears Senate

A bill NRB has supported for several years has been approved unanimously by the U.S. Senate. The Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act (S.653), introduced by Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Carl Levin (D-MI),

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iNRB Student Members Study Abroad in Oxford, England

A select group of iNRB student members recently concluded a two-week study abroad trip to Oxford, England, where they engaged in “one on one” tutorials with a distinguished scholar at Jesus College in the heart of Oxford University.

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NRB Members Invited to Join the NRB President’s Council

From among its membership, NRB is 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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Job Opening: Social Media Coordinator (Part-Time)

The National Religious Broadcasters, the world’s preeminent association of Christian communicators, is looking for an individual to assist the Director of Communications in implementing NRB’s social media strategy and in communicating NRB’s work to the association’s constituents and to the public.

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Radio Stations Invited to ‘Reach Beyond’ with Help from Grants

Reach Beyond (formerly HCJB Global) is distributing grants to help fund the local and/or global “reach beyond” initiatives of several radio stations throughout the U.S.

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Time to Submit Nominations for the 2015 NRB Media Awards!

NRB is currently accepting nominations for the 2015 Annual Media Awards and will be doing so until August 4, 2014. A long-standing hallmark of NRB, the awards program remains one of our most valued traditions.

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NRB Lauds SCOTUS Ruling on Religious Freedom Cases of Hobby Lobby, Conestoga

NRB and many of its members were among those who lauded the United States Supreme Court’s ruling last week that upheld religious freedom for Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties in their “David-and-Goliath” struggle for freedom against the Executive Branch.

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NRB Press Releases

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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NRB Opposes Attack on Hobby Lobby, Religious Liberty

NRB, thankful an unfounded attack on religious liberty was thwarted in the United States Senate today, urges Congress to stay true to upholding First Amendment freedoms and the long-standing, bipartisan Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

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NRB Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Religious Freedom

NRB today lauded the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding religious freedom for Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties in their “David-and-Goliath” struggle for freedom against the Executive Branch.

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NRB Welcomes 7 New Members in Q2 of 2014

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Executive Committee has voted to approve seven new full members in the second quarter of 2014.

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NRB Rejoices Over News of Meriam Ibrahim's Release

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, rejoiced at news that Meriam Ibrahim and her two young children have been released from prison in Sudan.

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NRB Warns Against ENDA Executive Order

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, sent a letter this week to President Obama requesting that he reconsider his stated intention to issue an ENDA-like Executive Order applying to federal contractors.

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NRB Opposes Proposed Constitutional Amendment

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, sent a letter today to the Chairman and to the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee opposing a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would limit the First Amendment.

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NRB Urges Release of Sudanese Christian and Her Children

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President and CEO of NRB, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urging the United States to intervene on behalf of Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag, who is sentenced to death in Sudan for her Christian faith. She, her 20-month-old son, and prenatal child are currently incarcerated by the Sudanese government.

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Death row Christian woman flies out of Sudan

(Reuters) - A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity and then barred from leaving Sudan flew...

Supreme Court Vote Forces Obama Admin to Craft New Birth Control Option for Religious Nonprofits

The Obama administration is devising a plan that will allow religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives and abortifacients...

Google in fight to stop global removal of sensitive links

Google is braced for a showdown with European privacy watchdogs over demands the continent’s “right to be forgotten” online is extended across...

Sudanese Woman Jailed & Sentenced to Die for Her Faith Focus of Hearing

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Sudanese woman recently sentenced to death for not recanting her faith was the topic...

WBU Calls for Preservation of TV Spectrum Worldwide

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA—The World Broadcasting Union is calling on governing bodies around the world to preserve...

Christian TV brings hope to Middle East

Iraq (MNN) — More than 3,000 Christian families are now homeless, as the Islamic State told them to convert, pay a tax, or die...

Purged by ISIS, Iraq's Christians appeal to world for help

Iraqi Christians are begging for help from the civilized world after Mosul, the northern city where they have lived and worshiped for 2,000 years...

Current Events in Copyright Reform

Many areas of intellectual property are constantly changing. With constant new iterations in technology and the way humans interact with technology...

Senate moves to extend ban on Internet taxes

Senate Democrats are gearing up to pass a short-term extension of a moratorium on Internet access taxes...

FCC Dem: Telecom mergers the result of online competition

Mergers in the communications space are a reaction to increasing competition from online and other video providers...

Putin signs law that could end up blocking Facebook and Twitter in Russia

Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed a new law that forces firms operating web services in the country to store Russian citizens’ data there..

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Conservatives lobby for religious exemptions in LGBT anti-bias policy

Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters, asked Obama to drop the executive order altogether.

Supreme Court Rules for Hobby Lobby in Religious Liberty Case

In contrast, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, National Association of Evangelicals, Southern Baptist Convention, Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod, National Religious Broadcasters...

NRB Welcomes New Members

The National Religious Broadcasters Executive Committee has voted to approve seven new full members in the second quarter...

NRB Worries About ENDA Order

The National Religious Broadcasters are concerned that an executive order might be issued requiring them to entertain...

'Noah' treads water amid stunning imagery

After discussions with members of the National Religious Broadcasters, Paramount and the NRB made...

'Noah,' revival of Bible epics, finds rough seas

NEW YORK (AP) — In the beginning of their work together on "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky made Russell Crowe a promise:

Studio Adds Disclaimer To “Noah”

National Religious Broadcasters President Jerry Johnson is thanking Paramount Pictures for adding...


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