Cruz: If Trump Is President ‘We Will See the Second Amendment Written Out of the Constitution’

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,”  Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) warned if his opponent Donald Trump wins the presidency, the Second Amendment could be “written out of the Constitution.”

Cruz said, “We ought to make the 2016 election a referendum on the Supreme Court. I cannot wait to stand on that debate stage with Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders and talk about what the Supreme Court will look like depending on who wins. If Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders wins, or for that matter if Donald Trump wins whose record is indistinguishable from them on a great many issues, then we will see the Second Amendment written out of the Constitution. Another thing we’ll see, and this is very relevant, for conservatives in South Carolina, if Donald Trump is the nominee, or if Hillary Clinton is the president, we will see unlimited abortion on demand throughout this country. Partial birth abortion, taxpayer funding, no parental notification. And we’ll also see our religious liberty torn down, basic rights,”

Cruz added, “I would note, look, how do we know Donald Trump’s record on this is going to be bad? He has supported liberals for four decades, Jimmy Carter, John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Chuck Schumer, Harry Reid, anyone who cares about judges would not be supporting Harry Reid and Chuck Schumer and John Kerry and Hillary Clinton. And the consequence is if either Hillary or Bernie or Donald Trump is the president, we will see the Second Amendment written out of the Constitution. This is a basic question who will defend our liberties.”

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