Tag Archives: Marriage

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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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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Marriage On Trial: Media Update Page

August 6, 2014

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This is where you can keep up with media coverage of the ongoing fight over marriage in the Sixth Circuit Court:

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August 6 – Big Day for Historic Marriage in Michigan

August 4, 2014

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Update: follow the latest media reports here. On Wednesday, August 6 at 1:00 PM, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will begin oral arguments on the legality of Michigan’s 2004 voter-approved Marriage Amendment. Three randomly selected Judges will determine whether Federal District Judge Bernard Friedman’s March 14 ruling—which negated over two million voters’ […]

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Thomas More Law Center Files Amicus Brief in Support of Traditional Marriage

June 19, 2014

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The effort to redefine marriage is not equivalent to the civil rights movement according to an historic amicus brief filed by the Thomas More Law Center in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. CTV’s President, James Muffett and Executive Director, Amy Hawkins are proud to stand with these leaders in support of Michigan Attorney General […]

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