(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The debate following Justice Antonin Scalia's death has given Ted Cruz a sharp new line of attack on his presidential rival: Donald Trump would ruin the Supreme Court.
Under a Trump presidency, Americans would lose their gun rights and religious liberty and see abortion rights dramatically expanded, Cruz said Monday morning on Fox News. That's because Trump would certainly nominate a liberal to the bench, instead of the conservative that Americans need to preserve their fundamental rights, according to Cruz.
"We are one justice away from losing the second amendment," Cruz said. "If you vote for Donald Trump, we will see the second amendment written out of the Constitution because one liberal justice will do that, and we will also see our religious liberty taken away."
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