We’re seeing in the news right now a lot of noise because the state of Indiana bravely stood up and passed a law defending religious liberty.Criticizing Democrats and gay-rights activists, he added:
Because of their partisan desire to mandate gay marriage everywhere in this country, they also want to persecute anyone who has a good faith religious belief that marriage is a holy sacrament, the union of one man and one woman and ordained as a covenant by God.Expressing concern over what the Supreme Court might rule this June in the same-sex marriage cases before it, he told his audience:
The first thing and I think the most important thing every one of us can do, is pray. Lift up in prayer.Cruz said that if the Court legalizes same-sex marriage, he will urge Congress to pass legislation stripping courts of jurisdiction over the issue. He said that a ruling by the Court legalizing same-sex marriage would be "fundamentally illegitimate." Cruz favors a Constitutional amendment that would leave the issue to the states.