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NRB Appeals to Obama Administration: Please Aid Iranian Pastor Facing Execution

(September 30, 2011) NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright sent letters yesterday to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and to Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook, respectfully requesting that they use their positions in the Obama Administration to “intervene on behalf of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani,” an Iranian Christian who has been condemned to death for his faith.

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NRB On Fox News: More Speech – Not Viewpoint Censorship

(September 19, 2011) Yesterday, NRB Sr. Vice President & General Counsel Craig Parshall appeared on the FOX News program America’s News HQ live from Washington, DC, to discuss last week’s release of the first report of the John Milton Project for Religious Free Speech, True Liberty In A New Media Age.

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Google: Litmus Test for Free Speech

(September 19, 2011) Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee should ask Google about free religious speech and expression on Wednesday, when the Internet giant’s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, testifies before the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee.

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NRB Presents Faith & Freedom Award To Rep. Greg Walden

(September 16, 2011) NRB presented its Faith & Freedom Award to Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

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New Media Censorship: NRB Report Will Be Released This Week

(September 13, 2011) On September 15th, NRB will unveil the first report of the John Milton Project for Religious Free Speech at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

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NRB Files Amicus Brief for FCC V. FOX Television Stations

(September 13, 2011) Today the National Religious Broadcasters filed an Amicus Curiae (“friend of the court”) brief with the U.S. Supreme Court for FCC v. FOX Television Stations, a case that will be significant in determining whether or not the FCC’s indecency guidelines in the wake of Pacifica are a violation of First Amendment free speech.

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2012 Media Awards Submissions Accepted Until September 16, 2011

(September 9, 2011) NRB is accepting nominations for the National Religious Broadcasters 2012 Annual Media Awards.

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New Media Censorship: NRB to Release Groundbreaking Report

(September 7, 2011) On Thursday, September 15th, NRB will unveil the first report of the John Milton Project for Religious Free Speech at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. This groundbreaking report concludes an 18-month study headed by NRB Sr. Vice President & General Counsel Craig Parshall, evaluating the practices and policies of new media technology companies to determine the risk of religious viewpoint censorship occurring on their platforms.

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NRB Applauds FCC Leadership

(August 25,2011) NRB has sent a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and each FCC Commissioner, thanking them for striking the Fairness Doctrine from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

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The Fairness Doctrine Is Finally History

(August 23, 2011) NRB applauds yesterday’s FCC announcement that the Fairness Doctrine has been officially removed from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

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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."

US Christian education leaders seek protection for opposing same-sex marriage

Leaders of religious organizations in the United States are calling on congressional leaders to craft legislation to protect schools...

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