This Week’s Radio Programs

RadioNFA’s daily radio programs focus on faith, government, policy and culture. This week Al interviewed Governor Ricketts and recapped some important things happening in policy arenas.

May 25: Karen Bowling — Memorial Day
May 26: Governor Ricketts — On Being Governor
May 27: Governor Ricketts — Conservative Legislature
May 28: Al Riskowski — Human Trafficking Study
May 29: Al Riskowski — Supreme Court and Marriage

 

A Call to Prayer

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Date: April 28, 2015

Today the US Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments to ultimately answer the question – does the Fourteenth Amendment require states to provide marriage licenses to two people of the same sex? They are expected to rule June or July of this year.

NOW is the time for God’s people to unite in prayer.

Join hundreds of Nebraskans in prayer for the US Supreme Court decision on marriage through three prayer conference calls hosted by Nebraska Family Alliance. For more info about the Marriage Prayer Initiative, CLICK HERE.

We also encourage you to begin praying daily for the US  Supreme Court decision.This Marriage Prayer Guide gives a prayer topic for each day of the week.

Support Anti-Human Trafficking Bill, LB294


Date: April 20, 2015

The State Legislature is debating Legislative Bill 294, an anti-human trafficking bill TODAY. Encourage your senator to vote YES on LB 294 because it does two important things:

  1. Enable law enforcement to better fight human trafficking in the state of Nebraska by increasing penalties for pandering and solicitation of prostitution.
  2. Any assets obtained through the commission of crime under the human trafficking code would result in civil forfeiture. (More details) In other words, if someone is convicted of human trafficking, property obtained through the crime or facilitated a crime is subject to confiscation by the state and would go toward a fund for human trafficking victims.

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Amicus Brief Submitted to the Supreme Court

GavelDate: April 15, 2015

Nebraska Family Alliance has taken action to support marriage as the union of one man and one woman by signing an Amicus Brief submitted to the US Supreme Court by CitizenLink.

An Amicus Brief, or an amicus curiae brief serves to bring to the attention of the court information that is relevant to a case.* In this situation, the brief was submitted to the US Supreme Court in order to draw the Court’s attention to the true purpose of marriage: ensuring the well-being of children.

Read the full brief submitted by Citizen Link (more…)

Governor signs NDP Proclamation

National Day of Prayer Proclamation signed by Governor Ricketts 2015Date: April 8, 2015

Today Governor Pete Ricketts signed the 2015 National Day of Prayer Proclamation. The proclamation states: “I Pete Ricketts, Governor of the State of Nebraska, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM the 7th day of May, 2015 as a NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER in Nebraska and I do hereby urge all citizens to take due note of the observance.”

Join us for the 2015 National of Prayer observance at the State Capitol, May 7th from noon to 1:00 p.m. More info HERE.