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First Amendment Under Fire: East Lansing blocks family farm from market because of faith

May 31, 2017

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For six years, the City of East Lansing extended an invitation to Steve and Bridget Tennes to participate in the City’s farmer’s market. This summer, however, customers won’t have the chance to enjoy organic apples and cider from Country Mill Farms of Charlotte at the East Lansing Farmer’s Market – because the City has enacted […]

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Marriage – Who Decides?

November 24, 2014

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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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Stop Elliott-Larsen “Sexual Orientation” Expansion

November 18, 2014

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

November 10, 2014

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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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CTV Statement on 6th Circuit Court Ruling

November 8, 2014

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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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Guest Column: Election Assessment

November 6, 2014

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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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