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CTV Spotlight: The Student Statesmanship Institute

February 10, 2015

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Space is filling up for this year’s SSI summer program so sign up today to ensure your attendance! The Student Statesmanship Institute’s Summer Program is an extraordinary, unscripted, and life-transforming experience! Students find themselves in the middle of the action, role-playing as legislators, business owners, attorneys, campaign managers, reporters, or journalists as they participate in […]

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A Challenge To Delegates

February 3, 2015

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By James Muffett, President of CTV Dear Michigan Delegates: Among the great responsibilities you now carry as a Precinct Delegate is the great privilege of selecting the next group of county, district, and state leaders for your political party. I urge all citizens when advocating for your candidate to foster a culture of respect and […]

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Trial on Marriage Update: Response Brief Filed

December 1, 2014

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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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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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An Appeal Has Been Made

November 20, 2014

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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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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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