US Senator Ted Cruz thinks liberal fascism is bringing about marriage equality and eroding religious liberty.
Yesterday, 25 April, the Republican made a speech at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition summit in Waukee, Iowa.
The midwestern state is the first in the presidential primary, and Cruz is officially in the 2016 race for the White House.
‘Today’s Democratic Party has decided there is no room for Christians in today’s Democratic Party,’ he said, according to The Hill.
‘There is a liberal fascism that is going after Christian believers,’ he continued.
The libertarian favorite of the GOP added the push for marriage rights made it impossible for people of faith to be members of the opposing party.
‘Today’s Democratic Party has become so radicalized for legalizing gay marriage in all 50 states that there is no longer any room for religious liberty,’ he said.
He did not mention his fervent opposition to gay marriage.
Instead the senator was quoted as saying he would have no problem if one of his daughters were gay.
A year ago, Cruz accused the Obama administration of trying to force gay marriage on all 50 states and introduced a bill that sought to limit federal recognition of same-sex unions.
The State Defense of Marriage Act sought to limit federal programs and benefits to married gay or lesbian couples living in states where same-sex marriage is legal.