Ted Cruz on Gay Marriage
SG Cruz has stated that he supports the traditional definition of marriage as between one man and one woman. He refers to marriage as one man and one woman as the fundamental building block of society.
As proof of his viewpoint, SG Cruz points to his role in vacating a divorce decision given to two men in Beaumont, Texas that obtained a civil union in Vermont.
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Protecting Traditional Marriage
Ted Cruz has worked hard in defense of traditional marriage, including his intervention in a case protecting Texas marriage laws. In addition, he has fought on the federal level to defend marriage between one man and one woman as the fundamental building block of society.
- When a Beaumont state court granted a divorce to two homosexual men who had gotten a civil union in Vermont, Cruz, under the leadership of Attorney General Greg Abbott, intervened in defense of the marriage laws of the State of Texas, which successfully led to the court judgment being vacated;
- Worked with Attorney General Abbott to send a letter to Congress in support of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.