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From the LeftIn Iowa, Ted Cruz rallies religious right
Ted Cruz took a page out of his pastor father's Bible on Friday night in Iowa.
At his "Rally for Religious Liberty," Cruz sought to appeal to evangelical Republican voters and frame himself as a fighter for religious rights.
A crowd of over 2,500 men, women and young children turned out for the three-plus hour event. Upon arrival at the venue, guests received Ted Cruz Pocket Constitutions, Cruz stickers, mini-American flags emblazoned with "Courageous Conservatives for Cruz," bracelets reading "Marriage = 1 man + 1 woman," and, for younger attendees,...
From the RightTed Cruz Grapples With Actress Ellen Page Over Religious Liberty, Gay Rights
Sen. Ted Cruz and actress Ellen Page locked horns in Iowa Friday, jousting over the issue of protecting religious liberty from gay rights activists.
According to the Daily Caller, Page was on location for a Vice Media project when she asked the conservative GOP presidential candidate, "what about the question about LGBT people being fired for being gay-trans?"
From the LeftTed Cruz, Seeking Converts to His Campaign, Rallies Iowa Evangelicals
Senator Ted Cruz on Friday night drew one of the largest crowds in Iowa of any candidate this year: some 2,300 Christian conservatives, who turned out for an unusual program featuring people Mr. Cruz called “victims of government persecution.”
The eight people included bakers, a florist, wedding planners and others from several states. All of them said they had been sued, fined or fired for refusing service to same-sex couples or for expressing opposition to homosexuality. Several of them were well known to audiences of right-leaning news media.
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