The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in a crucial religious liberty case, Fulton v. City of Philadelphia. This significant civil rights case will determine whether or not a Catholic foster care agency in Philadelphia, Penn., will be disqualified from working with the city to place foster children in families. NRB, the nation’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators, urges the Court to recognize the right of faith-based organizations to operate according to their sincerely held religious beliefs.Posted on November 4, 2020
During the second day of hearings to examine the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) was critical of the judge for having spoken to Christian law students participating in a program of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), making false claims against the non-profit legal organization.Posted on October 14, 2020
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for COVID-19 and are experiencing some symptoms, according to announcements from the White House.Posted on October 2, 2020
President Donald Trump today announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. In response, the following statement was issued by Daniel Darling, Senior Vice President of NRB, the nation’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators.Posted on September 26, 2020
In response to the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the following statement was issued by Troy Miller, CEO of NRB.Posted on September 22, 2020
Dr. Charles Stanley announced that he is beginning a new season of life and stepping down as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Atlanta, where he has served for the past 51 years. While continuing to serve the church as Pastor Emeritus, Stanley will focus on In Touch Ministries, which he founded in 1982, and will continue to spread the Gospel through In Touch programs.Posted on September 15, 2020
In a heavy-handed move against Pastor John MacArthur and his congregation at Grace Community Church, the Los Angeles Superior Court issued a preliminary injunction Thursday prohibiting them from “conducting, participating in, or attending any indoor worship services” and also placing restrictions on outdoor worship.Posted on September 11, 2020
Family Research Council (FRC) had its agreement with fundraising software company MobileCause terminated just one hour before one of its “Pray Vote Stand” broadcasts because of the “hate group” label that the discredited Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) had given the conservative religious organization.Posted on September 9, 2020
Following another push by NRB in early June, the Local Radio Freedom Act (H.Con.Res.20; S.Con.Res.5) now has the bipartisan support of 223 Members of Congress – five more than the 218 votes needed to guarantee a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.Posted on August 3, 2020
NRB, the world’s pre-eminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators representing millions of listeners, viewers, and readers worldwide, thanks the 10 U.S. senators who recently sent a letter to President Trump, asking him to do everything in his power to prevent state and local governments from discriminating against Americans seeking to exercise their First Amendment right to practice their religion.Posted on July 29, 2020
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