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NRB Trumpets Christian TV's Place in Future of Video

(June 26, 2012) In advance of a House “Future of Video” hearing tomorrow, NRB trumpeted the value of faith programming in American media and the vital importance of “Must-Carry” laws, rules that enable many local television broadcast stations, including religious stations, to be viewed on pay-tv platforms.

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NRB Finds FCC Viewability Vote Concerning

(June 12, 2012) NRB expressed concern with last night’s decision by the FCC to terminate an important corollary to “Must-Carry” law, the Viewability Rule.

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NRB's Craig Parshall Testifies Before Senate Committee on ENDA

(June 12, 2012) National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the nation's pre-eminent association of Christian communicators and broadcasters, presented its opposition today...

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NRB's Landmark Discussion on New Media

(May 10, 2012) National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), America’s preeminent association representing Christian broadcasters and communicators, is wading into a unique and volatile communications freedom issue.

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NRB Concern: Will Online Disclosure Lead to Chilling Effect?

(April 27, 2012) NRB expressed concern with today’s decision by the FCC to require mandatory Internet disclosure by television stations of “political files” and information related to issue-advocacy organizations.

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NRB SPEARHEADS FCC CHANGE TO ALLOW NON-COMS TO AID CHARITIES

(April 26, 2012) The National Religious Broadcasters today enthusiastically supports an FCC action concerning non-commercial radio stations and on-air fundraising. The FCC is looking into the value of these stations conducting fundraisers on-air for the benefits of other non-profit organizations.

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36:DA & 36:DV Challenge Entries Showcased

(April 26, 2012) College students attending the NRB 2012 Convention were recently rewarded for their concentrated hard work and creative productions. Friends and Heroes Productions Ltd. sponsored the Intercollegiate NRB (iNRB) 36:DA and 36:DV Challenges.

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New Members Welcomed Into NRB

(March 8, 2012) The National Religious Broadcasters Executive Committee has voted to approve five new members.

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36:DA & 36:DV Student Award Winners Recognized

(March 8, 2012) The winners of the 36:DA & 36:DV competitions were recognized during the February 19th Student Awards Reception for producing the best audio and video pieces, respectively, over a 36-hour period at the NRB 2012 Convention & Exposition.

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Senate Vote Is “Startling” Affront to Religious Freedom

(March 1, 2012) NRB voiced disappointment after the U.S. Senate narrowly voted today to reject legislation that would promote religious freedom under the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known to many as “Obamacare.”

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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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