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Governor Snyder appoints Judge Kurtis Wilder to Michigan Supreme Court

May 9, 2017

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Citizens for Traditional Values and Michigan All Rise are excited to hear that Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Judge Kurtis Wilder, a Michigan Appeals First District Appeals Court Judge, to the Michigan Supreme Court. First appointed to the Court of Appeals in 1998, Judge Wilder’s long and distinguished record has clearly shown him to be […]

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Justice Young Retiring From Michigan Supreme Court

April 10, 2017

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After many years of exemplary service to the people of Michigan on the State Supreme Court, Justice Robert Young announced that he will be retiring this month to return to private practice. Justice Young has remained true to the highest standard of judicial philosophy, consistently following the law and resisting the urge to legislate from […]

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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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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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Follow the Results!

November 4, 2014

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The Election Day is Here! If you are interested in following the results over the next 24 hours, here are a few suggested resources. From CTV: We will share updates on our social media Twitter @ctvmi Facebook/ctvmichigan We will have updates on our website by the end of the week with our next round of […]

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Introducing the New MAR Project Chairman, Representative Ken Kurtz

August 22, 2014

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My recent time and experience in the Michigan Legislature, along with my previous tenure in business and as a pastor has led me to become much more passionate in recognizing the direction of not only our nation but also our state.

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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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Hobby Lobby Ruling A Victory for Religious Freedom

July 1, 2014

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In a 5-4 ruling on June 30, 2014, the US Supreme Court upheld religious freedom. The Hobby Lobby decision, although narrow in scope, is a welcome ruling providing protection under Obamacare for those who respect the sanctity of life. Although the media reported that this was about contraception, that was not the issue. Instead, Hobby […]

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