(NEWSER– Ted Cruz has introduced legislation in the Senate aimed at stopping the Obama administration "from forcing gay marriage on all 50 states," reports theWashington Post. Cruz and co-sponsor Mike Lee say the White House has gone too far in extending federal benefits to gay couples—like so—since the Supreme Court gutted the Defense of Marriage Act in June, reports the Daily Caller. If a state chooses to recognize same-sex marriages, that's one thing, says Cruz. But if a state chooses not to do so, the feds should butt out.

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