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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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NRB Urges Caution On Spectrum Policy in Debt Debate

(July 29, 2011) The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the nation’s preeminent association of Christian communicators, today urged caution in the nation’s debt ceiling debate, specifically as it involves electromagnetic spectrum allocation.

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New Members Welcomed Into NRB

(July 20, 2011) The National Religious Broadcasters Executive Committee recently voted to approve four new members.

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NRB To President Obama: Don't shackle Faith-Based Charities

(July 19, 2011) The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the nation’s largest association of Christian communicators, has formally asked President Barack Obama to enforce current law with regard to the hiring and employment practices of faith-based charities that receive government grants.

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NEW MEMBERS WELCOMED INTO NRB

(June 22, 2011) The National Religious Broadcasters Executive Committee recently voted to approve five new members.

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NRB To FCC: A Promising Start

(June 9, 2011) NRB heralds this week’s FCC “Future of Media” report as an important first step in allaying fears that federal regulators seek too much influence over American media.

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The Fairness Doctrine Is History?

It’s about time. NRB is delighted with FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski’s announcement this week that he supports deleting the Fairness Doctrine from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

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A New Face in NRB's Mission

(May 5, 2011) NRB is delighted to announce the important addition of Aaron Mercer to our Capitol Hill office. “Aaron has joined NRB this week to fill the key position of Vice President of Government Relations,” said Dr. Frank Wright, President and CEO.

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Kudos to The Supreme Court

(April 5, 2011) NRB applauds yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn. This pivotal 5-4 decision reversed a Ninth Circuit Court ruling and eliminates an “easy pass” given to radical secularists for the last 40 years to challenge church/state relations. In this particular case, that means that parents seeking to apply state tuition tax credits toward tuition for private religious schools won’t be bothered with “taxpayer” challenges to those school choice plans. This new ruling will also likely apply to a wide range of other church/state challenges.

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NRB Warns: Here Comes New Media Censorship

(March 23, 2011) Yesterday, NRB expressed its sincere hope that Apple Inc. would choose free religious speech over political pressure and retain the Exodus International iTunes app. During the night, Apple apparently chose censorship, yet again. Previously, Apple banned the Manhattan Declaration app for its Biblical view of marriage.

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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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703-331-4520
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