December 1, 2014

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Trial on Marriage Update: Response Brief Filed

We applaud Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette for his bold defense of the 2004 Marriage Amendment in the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. For now, that decision has affirmed the historic definition of marriage as between a man and a woman by declaring that states have the right to decide the issue. Yesterday, the Attorney […]

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November 24, 2014

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Marriage – Who Decides?

By Jeff Johnson On November 6, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued its long-awaited opinion in six cases from the states of Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Kentucky.  The cases involved the issue of same-sex “marriage”, and attempts by same-sex “couples” to force same-sex “marriage” on those states.  More specifically, […]

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November 20, 2014

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An Appeal Has Been Made

Earlier this week, an appeal was made to the US Supreme Court to take up the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ recent decision upholding Michigan’s 2004 Marriage Amendment. This is not un-expected. The US Supreme Court will review the request. Since there are competing lower court rulings, it is very possible the Supreme Court will […]

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November 18, 2014

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Stop Elliott-Larsen “Sexual Orientation” Expansion

For many years, CTV has been working with lawmakers and other concerned citizens to oppose amending the Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (MCL 37.2102) to include “sexual orientation” as a special protected class. Unfortunately, Republican State Representative Frank Foster has introduced House Bill 5959 which would do just that. All one needs to do is look at […]

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November 10, 2014

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Congrats to the 2015-2016 Legislature!

Following is a list of both the House, and Senate chambers starting in January. State Representative Kevin Cotter was named Speaker of the House. Senator Arlan Meekhof was named Senate Majority Leader. Legislative committees will be named possibly not until January. Start now to pray for these leaders. And to those of you who were […]

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November 10, 2014

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Guest Column: Government Power and Christian Pastors – Good Governance at the Precipice

By Professor William Wagner Government authorities in Houston, Texas last month issued subpoenas to Christian pastors. The subpoenas ordered the pastors to give copies of their speeches and sermons related to “homosexuality, or gender identity” to the government for their review. The subpoenas further demanded the pastors produce their e-mails, instant messages, text messages, and […]

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November 8, 2014

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CTV Statement on 6th Circuit Court Ruling

CTV President James Muffett offered the following statement, regarding the Sixth Circuit Court ruling upholding Michigan’s Marriage Amendment. “CTV applauds the Sixth Circuit Court for showing proper judicial restraint in allowing Michigan’s Marriage Amendment—which was passed by more than two million voters in 2004—to stand. The movement to redefine Marriage has recently gained momentum throughout […]

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November 6, 2014

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Guest Column: Election Assessment

By Kristen Ward So it’s Thursday, a couple days after the election. Regardless of the outcome, whether your candidate won or lost, the earth is still turning on its axis, the sun will continue to rise and set, and you will go about your business just as you have done each day before. That said, many […]

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November 4, 2014

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Follow the Results!

The Election Day is Here!  If you are interested in following the results over the next 24 hours, here are a few suggested resources. From CTV: We will share updates on our social media Twitter @ctvmi  Facebook/ctvmichigan  We will have updates on our website by the end of the week with our next round of […]

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November 3, 2014

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Supreme Court Election Guide

CTV has produced this educational Election Guide on the Supreme Court Elections. Share this with your peers so they know what endorsements the candidates have received. Which candidate represents your values? Watch our Michigan All Rise Video Other Voter Information

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