Last night in Georgia, [mc_name name=’Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)’ chamber=’senate’ mcid=’C001098′ ] spoke to the delegates at the Georgia Republican Convention.
Regular readers of RedState know that the Speaker of the House in Georgia, collaborating with gay rights activists, left-wing Democrats, and big business, scuttled a state version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Action in exchange for Democrat votes on a billion dollar tax increase.
If conservatives wanted RFRA passed in Georgia, the Speaker demanded they gut the legislation with “anti-discrimination” language that would actually expand protected classes in Georgia for the left.
[mc_name name=’Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)’ chamber=’senate’ mcid=’C001098′ ] spoke last night and he called B.S. on the antics. He pointed to Indiana and Arkansas and assailed Republicans for hiding from the fight against the Democrat-Big Business coalition.
I’m told it did not go over well with Republican leaders, but it went over very well with the base of the party, which this afternoon is expected to endorse exactly what Cruz called for — real religious liberty protections.
Good for the Senator.