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SCOTUS’ Overreach and same-sex marriage talking points

July 1, 2015

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  In a 5-4 vote last Friday, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states. In response to this decision, CTV posted a statement on our website. As the results of this decision begin to unfold, we promise to continue being a positive voice for your traditional values. With that, we will update […]

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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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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, […]

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Michigan Election Resources

October 27, 2014

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As you prepare to vote, look through the resources we have provided for you: Voter Guides Voter Guides from CTV and other credible organizations. Endorsements Endorsements from CTV-PAC and other reputable PACs. Your Sample Ballot A link to the Secretary of State website where you can input your information and see your sample ballot. MichiganAllRise.org […]

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Our Video: Why The Courts Matter

October 23, 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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Supreme Court Election Guide

October 22, 2014

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CTV has produced this educational Election Guide on the Supreme Court Elections. Share this with your peers so they know what endorsements the candidates have received. Which candidate represents your values? Watch our Michigan All Rise Video Other Voter Information

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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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