Cruz: Marriage Bill Is An Attack On Religious Liberty

The Texas Tribune reports:

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said he will vote against a bill to codify same-sex marriage protections into federal law, ahead of a potential showdown in the Senate over one of the few remaining Democratic priorities expected to get a vote before the midterm elections.

On an episode of his podcast Tuesday, Cruz said the bill would be an attack on religious liberties. The nay from Cruz comes after he said in July that while he thought the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize gay marriage was “clearly wrong,” it would also be “more than a little chaotic for the court to do something that somehow disrupted those marriages.”

“This bill without a religious liberty protection would have massive consequences across our country, weaponizing the Biden administration to go and target universities, K-12 schools, social service organizations, churches and strip them all of their tax-exempt status,” Cruz said on an episode of his podcast The Verdict.

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