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Ted Cruz says Texas should repeal nonfunctioning law criminalizing gay sex

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Sen. Ted Cruz said Tueday that Texas should repeal its 1970s law banning gay sex. Cruz's statement referred to a Texas law criminalizing the act of sodomy. The Supreme Court's landmark 2003 ruling in Lawrence v. Texas prevented states from banning sexual intimacy between people of the same gender.
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Ted Cruz says Texas should repeal nonfunctioning law criminalizing gay sex

Story at a glance Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) would support a repeal of a Texas law banning sexual activity between individuals of the same sex, a spokesperson for the senator confirmed to Changing Ame…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Ted Cruz says Texas should repeal its now-defunct law banning gay sex

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, one of the most socially conservative Texans serving in Congress, told The Dallas Morning News that Texas should repeal its now-dormant law that bans gay sex.“Consenting adults should be able to do what they wish in their private sexual activity, and government has no business in their bedrooms,” Cruz’s spokesperson told the newspaper.The Texas Legislature passed the law decades ago. It hasn’t been enforceable si…

2 months ago
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NewsweekNewsweek

Ted Cruz wants Texas to repeal law banning gay sex

"Government has no business in their bedrooms," a Cruz spokesperson said about the state's sodomy ban.

2 months ago·United States
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'Government has no business in bedrooms:' Ted Cruz says Texas should repeal law banning gay sex

The law was made unenforceable by the Supreme Court in 2003, but Justice Clarence Thomas recently suggested that the court should reconsider it.

2 months ago·Houston, United States
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Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle

Ted Cruz calls for repeal of Texas’ 1970's gay sex ban

Cruz’s statement appears to break with the direction of the hardline right wing of the...

2 months ago·Houston, United States
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Dallas NewsDallas News

Ted Cruz says Texas should repeal ban on gay sex

AUSTIN — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says Texas should repeal a decades-old state law that criminalizes gay sex. “Consenting adults should be able to do what they wish...

2 months ago·Dallas, United States
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