One thing to learn about religious right organizations and their supporters is that they always repeat a lie no matter how many times it has been refuted. In fact, they even apply the lie to new situations. Take Texas Senator Ted Cruz for example. According to Right Wing Watch:
In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody on Friday, Ted Cruz rehashed the false right-wing claims that gay rights advocates intend to pass hate speech laws and force pastors to perform same-sex nuptials. Leading Religious Right activists made the same arguments during their campaign against the Shepard-Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act and in debates over state marriage equality bills. Of course, such laws would be unconstitutional and have never been used to silence religious leaders or limit the freedom of speech: