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Tell the MI Civil Rights Commission: Don’t Redefine Sex

August 9, 2017

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Here we go again! Those who advocate for so-called “equal rights” related to sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) laws are pushing their agenda in Michigan once again. For years now, they have worked to implement similar policies at the local level (with varied responses) and last year, the Michigan State School Board adopted a […]

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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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Speaker Bolger Not Committed to a Vote on Elliott-Larsen

September 9, 2014

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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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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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