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Michigan Farmer’s Market Bans Tennes Family for Biblical Beliefs

Faith and Freedom with Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver, and Founder Matt Barber… An 11-minute weekday radio program discussing hot topics in the area of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life and the family.

Woo! It’s summertime and I know every July I always look forward to going to a particular farm in Gainesville and picking organic blueberries. Just pounds and pounds of blueberries. but for one particular farmer that’s not such a positive thing right now. I’m Holly Meade, Director of Communications for Liberty Counsel. Joining me is Matt, Barber, the Founder of

Holly Meade: Well Steve Tennes and his family normally grow blueberries and sweet corn and other delightful things like that and sell them at the produce in East Lansing, Michigan. They’ve been doing that for seven years. However, this year they’ve been told they can’t do that, Matt.

Matt Barber: Yea, this is a devout Catholic family. Todd Starnes with Fox News has written about this. Alliance Defending Freedom has the case. Just a typical thing that we’re seeing more and more where Christians are being discriminated against. This is another example of why we need a comprehensive religious liberties protection legislatively at a federal level. There’s a federal lawsuit that has been filed…    


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