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Guest Commentary: As a Christian, Why I Vote

October 22, 2014

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Romans 13:1 commands, “Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities.” It asks in verse 3, “do you want to be free from fear of the one in authority?” And demands in verse 5, “it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also as a matter of conscience.” […]

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Realists & Materialists: You’ll find both on the ballot next month

October 1, 2014

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Anymore, there seem to be two kinds of people in the world.  The first group believes that there is nothing more than what they can see, touch, hear, smell and taste.  They think that all can be explained by atoms bumping into one-another, combining together and dis-connecting from each other.  These people necessarily believe that […]

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

September 16, 2014

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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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The Danger Of Judicial Activism

September 8, 2014

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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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Guest Commentary: Lansing Tries To Be Nicer Than Jesus

September 2, 2014

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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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CTV Opposes Amending the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

August 27, 2014

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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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