Texas Senator Ted Cruz has criticized
fellow Republicans who have accepted the Supreme Court's ruling
striking down gay marriage bans in all 50 states.
Speaking over the weekend at the Family
Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, Cruz told social conservatives who
had gathered to hear from 10 Republican presidential candidates that
he would not give up the fight.
“It was sad to see more than a few
Republicans, including more than a few 2016 candidates, publicly
saying it's the law of the land, it's settled, surrender and move
said. “There is something profoundly wrong when Republicans
running for president are reading from Barack Obama's talking
“And I will tell you what my prayer
is in the face of this disgraceful, lawless decision from the court.
That it will spark an awakening. That it will awaken the body of
Christ and lift us up to rise up for the 54 million evangelicals who
are staying home to say, 'We will take this country back for our
Cruz then stood up to applaud his own