September 27, 2014

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Wise People Do It: Register to Vote

If you want to  have a say in who gets elected in the November General election, Monday, October 6 is the last day to register to vote. Our Founding Fathers and many cultural leaders have been very adamant about this responsibility and honor:   “If the people fail to vote, a government will be developed which is […]

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September 25, 2014

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Support For Traditional Marriage Increasing

The Pew Research Center released a study Monday (September 22) indicating that the support for “same-sex marriage” is decreasing. According to this article, the results were encouraging, and insightful. Religious freedom still plays a role in what is important to Americans. Read the article here. Read the Study here.

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September 24, 2014

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Rebuilding Foundations, Repairing the Breach with David Barton, and Culture of Honor

CTV’s founding principle is the idea that people of faith have a responsibility to be engaged in culture. Specifically to vote and participate in the governing process. One of the most influential roles is that of our Pastors and Church Leaders. Michigan is blessed to have great efforts underway to serve and educate Michigan ministers […]

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September 16, 2014

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The Daily Signal: 7 Reasons Why the Current Marriage Debate Is Nothing Like the Debate on Interracial Marriage

Is opposition to same-sex marriage at all like opposition to interracial marriage?

One refrain in debates over marriage policy is that laws defining marriage as the union of male and female are today’s equivalent of bans on interracial marriage. Some further argue…

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September 9, 2014

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Speaker Bolger Not Committed to a Vote on Elliott-Larsen

Michigan Speaker of the House, Jase Bolger, recently indicated that he was not committing to vote on a bill to include “sexual orientation” and/or “gender identity” as a protected class in the Michigan Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act. Reporter Tim Skubick asked, “So you are not willing to say there will be a vote on […]

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September 8, 2014

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The Danger Of Judicial Activism

There is a battle in our nation between those who believe that judges should follow the law as intended by the legislature, and those who think judges have latitude to interpret the law according to their view of what the law ought to be. The latter are referred to as…

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September 2, 2014

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Guest Commentary: Lansing Tries To Be Nicer Than Jesus

Some people take offense that most of God’s fences for human behavior restrict us from acting in certain ways that our sinful natures would lead us. They wonder why can’t God be more positive, why is He always a kill-joy? Well, it is true that most of God’s commands are limited when it comes to […]

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August 27, 2014

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CTV Opposes Amending the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

In 1977, the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act became law in Michigan. The original protected categories were religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, and marital status. Subsequent amendments added height, weight, familial status, pregnancy and childbirth (or a related medical condition) to the list. Republican State Representative Frank Foster (District 107) is currently introducing a […]

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August 25, 2014

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Introducing the New MAR Project Chairman, Representative Ken Kurtz

My recent time and experience in the Michigan Legislature, along with my previous tenure in business and as a pastor has led me to become much more passionate in recognizing the direction of not only our nation but also our state.

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August 22, 2014

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Two Windows: Navigating Primary and General Elections

By James Muffett, President of Citizens for Traditional Values Sometimes election results are very disappointing and leave us with questions about going forward. In every election there are two windows through which we must look. In the primary or convention nomination race—which often provides a variety of options—we pick the candidate we like the most […]

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