Leading anti-gay group endorses Ted Cruz for Presidential nomination
A leading anti-gay marriage group, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), has endorsed Ted Cruz for the Presidential nomination.
NOM announced that it had chosen the Republican hopeful because “of the urgent need for a marriage champion to emerge from the crowded field and capture the nomination.”
The group is known as adamantly anti-gay, and has campaigned against same-sex marriage since its inception.
Also anti-abortion, the group said there is a “real risk” that “someone like Donald Trump” could win the election, saying it would be “disastrous”. A release also said Trump “folded like a cheap suit” on the issue of marriage.
“We need a president with a proven track record of matching strong principles with concrete action, someone who will champion the fight for marriage, not walk away from it,” said NOM in a release.
US Senator Ted Cruz is currently polling second in the race for the Republican Presidential nomination, and is currently ahead of Trump in the key state of Iowa in some polls.
Last month, Cruz appeared at a rally organised by ‘Death to Gays’ preacher Kevin Swanson, who shouted at the event: “Yes, Leviticus calls for the death penalty for homosexuals! Yes, the Apostle Paul does say that homosexuals are worthy of death!
“His words, not mine, and [screaming] I AM NOT ASHAMED! I am not ashamed of the truth of the word of God!”
Cruz has repeatedly ducked calls to condemn Swanson for his comments.
The candidate has also blamed gay soldiers for low military morale, claimed that trans children are a threat to his daughters, and repeatedly pledged to void all same-sex weddings.
The Senator is still polling high – even after he falsely claimed that a shooter who attacked a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado was a “transgendered leftist activist”.
In case you needed any more reason to dislike him, the Presidential candidate branded actress Ellen Page a “liberal fascist” after she asked him why he opposes LGBT rights.