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Ted Cruz vows to ‘uphold the sacrament of marriage’ as president

Monday, March 23, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at Liberty University, founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell, Monday, March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, Va., to announce his campaign for president.
After pledging to “stand up for the First Amendment rights of every American,” Ted Cruz said he would “defend the sanctity of human life and uphold the sacrament of marriage.” [...]

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Ted Cruz, who wants a federal ban on same-sex marriage, to launch presidential bid

Sunday, March 22, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
Sen. Ted Cruz, who has called for sweeping legislation to undo federal recognition of marriage equality and modify the U.S. Constitution to block same-sex marriage, will announce a presidential run on Monday. [...]

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Ted Cruz seeks to overturn D.C. laws on gay rights, reproductive health

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Ted Cruz
The measures, known as disapproval resolutions, could in theory halt local laws passed last year by the D.C. Council and signed by the city’s mayor. [...]

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Ted Cruz: Marriage equality rulings are ‘a real danger to our liberty’

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
Cruz says that judges who rule in favor of marriage equality are “ignoring their oaths, ignoring the Constitution and legislating from the bench.” [...]

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Cruz reintroduces bill to strip federal marriage benefits in states where gay marriage not legal

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has re-introduced the State Marriage Defense Act, a bill that would require the federal government to recognize only marriages that are valid under the laws of the state in which a couple reside. [...]

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The year in homophobia: Ten of the worst anti-LGBT stories of 2014

Thursday, January 1, 2015
The Radical Righ, sees recent advances in LGBT rights as a reason to find new strategies to fight what it believes is a tyrannical government bent on persecuting conservatives and inviting divine punishment. [...]

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Ted Cruz criticizes Houston subpoenas as ‘abuse of government power’

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Ted Cruz
HOUSTON -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz told congregants of his home church Thursday that the city of Houston abused power by subpoenaing sermons and other documents from pastors who publicly opposed a local ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents. Cruz, standing among more than a dozen clergy at [...]

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Ted Cruz is furious, wants federal ban to undo all same-sex marriages

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Ted Cruz
WASHINGTON – Lost in Monday's dramatic progress for marriage equality was an equally dramatic rage spasm by Texas Senator and conservative heavy-hitter Ted Cruz, reports the Human Rights Campaign. After the Supreme Court announced Monday that it would not hear any of the pending marriage equality cases... [...]

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Fight or flee? The GOP grapples with same-sex marriage

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Mike Huckabee
WASHINGTON -- It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. For Republicans thinking about running for the White House in 2016, it won't be that easy. The court's decision Monday to reject appeals from five states that [...]

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The GOP’s Hate Summit: A Who’s Who of the 2014 Values Voter Summit

Friday, September 26, 2014
Tony Perkins
This weekend, Republican elected officials including Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Rand Paul, and Gov. Bobby Jindal will take part in what has become an annual ritual for potential GOP presidential contenders: they will seek to curry the favor of the Religious Right by speaking at the Family Research Council’s Values [...]

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