Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Backs County Clerks Denying ‘Marriage’ Licenses to Homosexuals

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore
Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore

AUSTIN, Texas (MSNBC)Sen. Ted Cruz is ready to rain on the parade of Texas citizens celebrating the Supreme Court decision on Friday to legalize same-sex marriage throughout the country.

On Saturday, the 2016 Republican presidential candidate said he “absolutely” believes that his state’s country clerks should deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples if they have a religious objection, in an interview with The Texas Tribune.

“Ours is a country that was built by men and women fleeing religious oppression,” Cruz told the newspaper, “and you look at the foundation of this country—it was to seek out a new land where anyone of us could worship the Lord God Almighty with all of our hearts, minds and souls without government getting in the way.”

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