Sen. Cruz: SCOTUS Nomination Is About Free Speech, Religious Liberty, 2nd Amendment, Not Health Care

Sen. Cruz: SCOTUS Nomination Is About Free Speech, Religious Liberty, 2nd Amendment, Not Health Care

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is out with a new book that explains the high stakes of a Supreme Court that currently splits 5-4 — one vote away from eroding our constitutional liberties. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) – Democrats rely on the courts to implement their leftist agenda, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said on Monday. "They want judges that decree left-wing outcomes that the voters wouldn’t accept," he told Fox News’s Sean Hannity. And while Democrats whip up hysteria about a right-leaning court invalidating Obamacare, think about what a left-leaning court would take away: And you know what’s quite interesting, Sean? So the Democratic talking point that all the Democrats are using — they’ve got amazing message discipline – is, they’re all saying this is about health care and pre-existing conditions, which is nonsense, because all the Republicans agree, we’re going to protect pre-existing conditions. What’s fascinating is, the Democrats don’t want to talk about free speech because one more leftist justice would take away your and my free speech rights. They don’t want to talk about religious liberties, the zealots they are, and they would take away religious liberty. They certainly don’t want to talk about the Second Amendment. And you look at a case like Heller versus District of Columbia , which I represented Texas and 30 other states litigating. Heller upheld the individual right to keep and bear arms. The four dissenters, they didn’t argue that some gun control is sometimes okay. Reasonable […]

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