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Congress

Letter to Senator Ted Cruz regarding “In Defense of Christians” event (September 12, 2014)

Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman and Ranking Member on NRB's opposition to proposed Constitutional Amendment (June 4, 2014).

Letter to Senator Dan Coats regarding the Senate debate on The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (November 22, 2013).

Letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee regarding the charitable tax deduction (July 24, 2013).

Letter to Senator Harry Reid and Senator Mitch McConnell regarding concerns with the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee's advancement of The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (S.815). (July 10, 2014)

Letter's to Speaker Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, regarding NRB's concern over the targeting of organizations by the IRS (May 16, 2013).

Letter to Representative David Reichert and Representative John Lewis of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee regarding the Charitable Tax Deduction (April 2, 2013).

Letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Ways & Means Committee regarding the charitable tax deduction (February 12, 2013).

Letter to President Barak Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, Representative Pelosi, Senator McConnell, and Senator Reid regarding the charitable tax deduction (December 5, 2012).

Letter to Senate and House Commerce Committee leadership on Viewability Order (June 4, 2012).

Letter to Senator Mitch McConnell regarding NRB support of Rep. Frank Wolf's recommendations for appointments to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) (May 11, 2012).


Letter to Senator DeMint requesting that "Must-Carry" rules be left intact for all broadcasters (April 23, 2012).

Letter to Representative Scalise requesting that "Must-Carry" rules be left intact for all broadcasters (April 23, 2012).

Letters to Senator Harry Reid and Senator Mitch McConnell requesting their help in ensuring that the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is reauthorized (November 21, 2011).

Letter to Representative Frank R. Wolf regarding NRB support for H.R. 440, and NRB Board Resolution concerning the international persecution of Christians (April 13, 2011).

Letter to Senator Mitch McConnell, U.S. Senate, Regarding the DISCLOSE Act, S. 3628 (July 27, 2010).

Letter to Senator Harry Reid, U.S. Senate, Regarding the DISCLOSE Act, S. 3628 (July 27, 2010).

Letter to All Members, U.S. House of Representatives, Regarding the DISCLOSE Act, H.R. 5175 (June 10, 2010).

Letter to Representative Darrell Issa regarding the Performance Rights Act, H.R. 848 (November 19, 2009).

Letter to Senator Charles Grassley Amendment regarding Non-Profits (September 30, 2009).

Letter to Senator Max Baucus Amendment regarding Non-Profits (September 30, 2009).

Letter to Senator Carl Levin regarding Hate Crimes Amendment (July 29, 2009).

Letter to Senator Mitch McConnell regarding Hate Crimes Amendment (July 29, 2009).

Letter to Chairman John Conyers regarding Copyright Royalty Board Rates (April 1, 2009).

Letter to all Members, U.S. House of Representatives, regarding the proposed Performance Rights Act (January 30, 2009).

Letter to Representative John Boehner regarding “white space” (September 25, 2008).

Letter to Senator Sam Brownback regarding the proposed Performance Rights Act (January 22, 2008).

Letter to Senator Chuck Grassley regarding his investigation into six religious ministries (November 29, 2007).

Letter to Representative Steve Chabot regarding the decision by the Copyright Royalty Board to increase Webcaster rates (June 27, 2007).

Letter to Representative Nydia Velazquez Regarding the decision by the Copyright Royalty Board to increase Webcaster rates (June 27, 2007).

Letter to all Members, U.S. House of Representatives, regarding the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007  (May 22, 2007).


Federal Communications Commission

NRB Letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Regarding 'Redskins' Petition that Alleges 'Hate Speech' (October 9, 2014)

NRB files Comment to FCC on Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet (July 14, 2014)

Letter to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai regarding the Revitalization of AM Radio (February 5, 2014).

NRB Files Comments to FCC regarding Revitalization of the AM Radio Service (January 21, 2014).

Letter to Chairman Wheeler Requesting that FCC Complete the Rulemaking Process for NCE 3rd Party Fundraising (November 22, 2013).

NRB Files Comments to FCC regarding Broadcaster Channel Reassignment Costs (October 31, 2013).

NRB Files Comments to FCC regarding Indecency Rules (June 17, 2013).

Letter of congratulations to Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on her appointment as Acting Chairwoman of the FCC (May 7, 2013).

Letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Urging FCC's Final Adoption of New NCE 3rd Party Fundraising Rule (March 27, 2013).

Letter to FCC Re-Affirming Support for Proposed New NCE 3rd Party Fundraising Rule (January 31, 2013).

NRB Files Comments to FCC regarding Incentive Auctions Notice of Proposed Rule Making (January 25, 2013).

NRB Files Reply Comments to Rec Networks and New England Public Radio Regarding Fundraising Rule (August 21, 2012).

NRB Files Comments Urging FCC's Final Adoption of New Fundraising Rule (July 24, 2012).

Letters to Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai congratulating them on their confirmation to serve as FCC Commissioners (May 11, 2012).


NRB Comments to FCC: Opposing Mandatory Internet Disclosure By Television Stations of “Political Files” And Information On Issue-Advocacy Groups (December 15, 2011).

Remarks of National Religious Broadcasters to the FCC The Information Needs of Communitities Panel, Phoenix, Arizonia, (October 3, 2011).

NRB files Amicus Curiae Brief for FCC v. Fox Television Stations (September 12, 2011).

Letters to FCC Chairman Genachowski and Commissioner Copps, Clyburn, and McDowell regarding recent action to strike the Fairness Doctrine from the Code of Federal Regulations (August 24, 2011).

Comments of the National Religious Broadcasters in response to the Commission’s November 30, 2010 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the Innovation in the Television Broadcast Bands: Allocations, Channel-Sharing and Improvements To VHF (March 18, 2011).

Comment of National Religious Broadcasters in Response to Notice of Inquiry – A Legal Framework For Commission Jurisdiction Over Broadband Internet Service (July 15, 2010).

Reply Comments of National Religious Broadcasters to FCC Petition for Rulemaking to Amend its Rules Governing Retransmission Consent (June 3, 2010).

Remarks of National Religious Broadcasters to the FCC Future of Media Panel (April 30, 2010).

Comments of National Religious Broadcasters in Response to Public Notice – The Future of Media and Information Needs of Communities in a Digital Age (February 18, 2010).

Comments of National Religious Broadcasters Regarding Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Preserving the Open Internet (January 13, 2010).

Comments of National Religious Broadcasters to the Federal Communications Commission in Response to Public Notice – Data Sought on Uses of Spectrum – NBP Public Notice # 26 (December 21, 2009).

Open Letter to FCC Acting Chairman Michael Copps regarding his comments during the Free Press Media Reform Summit (May 21, 2009).

NRB Amicus Curiae Brief: FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc.

NRB Comments to FCC: Report on Broadcast Localism and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 2008.

Transcript of NRB Media Summit FCC Panel Discussion (September 17, 2008).

Letter to FCC Chairman Kevin Martin regarding a Notice of Proposed Rule Making on an upgrade of Class A, low power Television stations (October 1, 2008).


White House

Letter to the President on ENDA Executive Order (June 18, 2014).

Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Urging the Release of Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag and her children (May 22, 2014).

Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the persecution of Christians in Egypt (August 20, 2013).

Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry regarding his statement on behalf of Pastor Saeed Abendini (March 26, 2013).

Letters to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook regarding the persecution of Christians in Libya (March 18, 2013).

Letter to Uri Vladimirovich Artyukh (Head of the Department of Interregional Cooperation, National Policy, and Relations with Religious Organizations in Moscow) regarding the demolition of the Holy Trinity Church in Moscow (February 6, 2013).

Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the persecution of Pastor Saeed Abedini (January 30, 2013).

Letter to Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook regarding the imprisonment of Pastor Makset Djabbarbergenov (September 24, 2012).

Letter to Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook regarding the persecution of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani (September 29, 2011).

Letter to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton regarding the persecution of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani (September 29, 2011). 


Letter to President Barack Obama regarding hiring/employment exemptions for faith-based federal grantees (July 18, 2011).

Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder regarding hiring/employment exemptions for faith-based federal grantees (July 14, 2011).

Letter to President Barack Obama regarding NRB Board Resolution to pray for him and for the Congress; and NRB support for H.R. 440, and NRB Board Resolution concerning the international persecution of Christians (April 13, 2011).


Official Testimony

NRB Response to Follow-up Question for the Record Regarding U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Regarding the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009, S. 1584 (July 24, 2012).

NRB Congressional Testimony: U. S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Regarding the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2011, S. 811 (June 12, 2012).


NRB Congressional Testimony: U. S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Regarding the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009, S. 1584 (November 5, 2009).

NRB Congressional Testimony: U. S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor Hearing on “H.R. 3017, Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009” (September 23, 2009).

NRB Congressional Testimony: United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing Regarding the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 (June 25, 2009).

NRB Oral Testimony Before the FCC: Media Ownership Hearing (October 3, 2006).


NRB Written Testimony Before the FCC: Media Ownership Hearing (October 3, 2006).

Special Reports

NRB Amicus Curiae Brief: Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby (released January 2014).

NRB-Commissioned Study on Capacity Trends in DBS and Cable TV Service (released January 2014).

John Milton Project - Free Speech Charter for the Internet, a unique, first-of-its-kind proposal to the free speech/free enterprise dilemma (September, 2012).

True Liberty In A New Media Age, An Examination of the Threat of Anti-Christian Censorship and Viewpoint Discrimination on New Media Platforms (September 15, 2011).

Suggested Guidelines for U.S. Attorneys Regarding The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 – 18 U.S.C. § 249 (December 10, 2009).

NRB Amicus Curiae Brief: Harvest House Publishers, John Ankerberg, and John Weldon v. The Local Church, et. al.

NRB Response to GAO Questions: The Detrimental Impact of “Performance Rights” Proposals On Christian Radio, August 2009.

Fairness Doctrine White Paper: Statutory Reimposition of the “Fairness Doctrine” would Be Unconstitutional, July 2007

NRB Supplemental Position Statement Regarding the Nondiscrimination Act of 2007 (ENDA), October 2007

Tyranny Over The Mind: A Legal and Policy Analysis of H.R. 1592 and S. 1105 (Hate Crimes Legislation), May 2007

NRB Public Policy Paper: Faith in a Box: Entertainment Television and Religion September 25, 2003 – September 24, 2004, January 2005