If there’s one thing we know about Republicans, it’s that they have the utmost respect for the Constitution. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, for example, is a strict constitutionalist who “believes firmly in the United States Constitution.”
Right. That’s why he now wants to change it, so that states can forever deny the right to marriage for gay people.
He’s a “strict constitutionalist,” unless it helps one of the groups he demonizes.
Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for same-sex marriage bans to be lifted in five states, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz called Monday for amending the U.S. Constitution to prevent either the federal government or the U.S. Supreme Court from overturning a state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Cruz announced his plans in a statement Monday in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to let stand appeals court rulings allowing same-sex marriages in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. Cruz called the court’s decision to let those rulings stand “tragic and indefensible” and expressed concern that it would lead to the overturning of same-sex marriage bans in every state.