Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), last week said that Christians need to “take back society” from “the progressives.”
“The blood of 57 million babies is crying out to God, just like the blood of Abel cried out to God. But you know, what we need to do is turn the tables on the progressives,” the elder Cruz said in an interview with bishop E.W. Jackson, according to audio posted by the Raw Story.
Cruz said that the real “war on women” is abortion.
“Fifty-seven million mothers are walking around with the emotional scars of abortion, that only Jesus can heal. That’s the real war on women, we need to turn it on them. When they talk to you about the ‘right to choose’ who chooses for that baby?” he asked.
He then charged that “pro-choice” should really be called “pro-murder.”
He then called on Christians to get involved in politics and restore Christian teachings in the U.S.
“We live in the land of plenty. We really are in the promised land. But, you know, God gave this land to America so this land could become a beacon to the gospel, and just a model for the world of what a Christian nation is like. We are losing that witness because we are allowing secular humanism to pervade society, to pervade our schools,” Cruz said.
“We need to take back society. I encourage Christians, pastors, run for school office, for school board, run for city council, run for mayor, run for state rep, run for state senate, run for every office in the land. Let’s have the forces of righteousness prevail in this nation again,” he concluded.