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Fri Feb 14, 2014, 05:18 AM

Ted Cruz introduces bill to stop Obama, feds from ‘forcing gay marriage on all 50 states’

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/02/13/ted-cruz-introduces-bill-to-stop-obama-feds-from-forcing-gay-marriage-on-all-50-states/



Ted Cruz introduces bill to stop Obama, feds from ‘forcing gay marriage on all 50 states’
By Tom Boggioni
Thursday, February 13, 2014 14:41 EST

Citing states’ rights, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has introduced an anti-gay marriage bill, asking Congress to amend U.S. law “with regard to the definition of ‘marriage’ and ‘spouse’”.

According to The Huffington Post, the Texas Republican introduced the bill on Wednesday asking the Senate to amend U.S. law “with regard to the definition of ‘marriage’ and ‘spouse’ for Federal purposes and to ensure respect for State regulation of marriage.”

Stating that he supports “traditional marriage”, Cruz said “The Obama Administration should not be trying to force gay marriage on all 50 states. We should respect the states, and the definition of marriage should be left to democratically elected legislatures, not dictated from Washington. This bill will safeguard the ability of states to preserve traditional marriage for its residents.”

In a statement accompanying the bill, Cruz and the bill’s only co-sponsor, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), claimed their bill “will ensure the federal government gives the same deference to the 33 states that define marriage as the union between one man and one woman as it does to the 17 states that have chosen to recognize same-sex unions.”

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Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2014, 05:23 AM

1. I want to introduce a bill that would stop Ted Cruz from being inflicted on all fifty states.

You know?

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Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2014, 06:17 AM

2. My husband and I are looking forward to the gay agenda

I live in Virginia, we just had that same sex marriage decision in court, my husband and I are already picking out new spouses. I picked Denzel Washington for him and he picked Sophia Viagra or what ever her name is for me.
All kidding aside, the rightwing loons need to stop with this big government agenda of theirs and stay out of our private lives.

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Fri Feb 14, 2014, 06:58 AM

3. Mr. Haney doesn't know his 15 minutes are over.

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