||Ted Cruz wants marriage equality revoked
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To the surprise of few, a leading Republican figure would like marriage equality overturned.
On July 16, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said the U.S. Supreme Court was "clearly wrong" and "overreaching" when it legalized same-sex marriage nationwide in the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges ruling in 2015 and that marriage equality should be left for states to decide, NBC News reported.
The remarks from Cruzwho has been open about his interest in another presidential runcame just weeks after the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision that guaranteed a constitutional right to abortion.
Conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued in his concurring Roe opinion that the court "should reconsider" past rulings, including Obergefell, as well as opinions that protected the right to same-sex intimacy and contraception. However, fellow Justice Samuel Alito disagreed regarding marriage equality, and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham has said decisions protecting contraception and same-sex marriage are not in jeopardy, The Hill noted.
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