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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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Our Video: Why The Courts Matter

November 3, 2014

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This short video featuring former Chief Justice Cliff Taylor, a Judicial law professor, parents and citizen leaders is designed to send a message: voting all the way down the ballot for the Michigan Supreme Court matters. These leaders are challenging Michigan voters to All Rise and take a stand for Rule of Law leaders. Too […]

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