Score one for Ellen Page.
As Sen. Ted Cruz was grilling pork chops at the Iowa State Fair on Friday, actress Ellen Page snuck up to the grill and asked the GOP presidential candidate about “the persecution of gays in the workplace and LGBT rights” in an exchange caught on camera by ABC News.
“What about the question about LGBT people being fired for being gay-trans?” Page asked.
“Well, what we’re seeing right now, we’re seeing Bible-believing Christians being persecuted for living according to their faith,” Cruz responded.
“You’re discriminating against LGBT people,” the 28-year-old actress said. “Well, would you use that argument in segregation?”
“Now I’m happy to answer your question, but not to have a back-and-forth debate,” said Cruz, a devout Christian who has said he believes that marriage is between one man and one woman.