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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August 8, 2014

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Marriage On Trial: Media Update Page

This is where you can keep up with media coverage of the ongoing fight over marriage in the Sixth Circuit Court:

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August 6, 2014

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August 6 – Big Day for Historic Marriage in Michigan

On Wednesday, August 6 at 1:00 PM, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will begin oral arguments on the legality of Michigan’s 2004 voter-approved Marriage Amendment. Three randomly selected Judges will determine whether Federal District Judge Bernard Friedman’s March 14 ruling—which negated over two million voters’ support for historic marriage—will stand. Michigan Attorney […]

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August 3, 2014

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Voting as Christians in Michigan: Why it’s So Important

In today’s society, it is quite apparent that we have major problems happening in the political arena. Because of this, many Christians have completely separated themselves from any and all forms of politics. It seems there is a perception that if something is dirty, the only option is to separate yourself, hoping that it will […]

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