Progressives Twist Ted Cruz’s Obergefell Criticism Beyond Recognition

Posted on AllSides July 18th, 2022
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Welcome back to “Forgotten Fact-Checks,” a weekly column produced by National Review’s News Desk. This week, we dissect dishonest narratives about conservatives and the Supreme Court and hit more media misses. 

Tall Tales about Conservatives and the Supreme Court

Last week Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) voiced the commonly held belief that the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage across the country was wrongly decided — yet popular Twitter personalities twisted his words to tell a more sinister story.

Cruz, asked what the argument would be for overturning Obergefell v. Hodges, replied that...

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