Tag Archives: Rule of Law

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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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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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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The Dangerous Judiciary

July 22, 2014

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Please read this great article about the dangers of an activist judiciary. It is imperative that we do all we can to Preserve our rule of law Supreme Court in Michigan. To learn more about what you can do to preserve Michigan’s Rule of Law courts, please visit MichiganAllRise.org.

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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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Judge David Viviano appointed to fill vacancy in Michigan Supreme Court

February 28, 2013

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CTV applauds Governor Snyder for appointing Judge David Viviano to the Michigan Supreme Court. He is a rule of law judge who will serve the people of Michigan well. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette commented on the appointment: “David Viviano is an outstanding selection to serve on Michigan Supreme Court. I applaud Governor Snyder’s decision. […]

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