On Tuesday, Democrats attacked Judge Amy Coney Barrett for using the term “sexual preference” at her confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court, with Hawaii Democrat senator Mazie Hirono snapping, “Sexual preference is an offensive and outdated term.” Other Democrats also carped at Coney Barrett for using the term.
Let me make clear – sexual preference is an offensive and outdated term.
To suggest sexual orientation is a choice? It’s not. It’s a key part of a person’s identity.
— Senator Mazie Hirono (@maziehirono) October 13, 2020
The Democrats ignored the fact that their own presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, used the very same term in May at a virtual roundtable with African American representatives in Florida, stating:
America’s the only nation in the world that when we’ve gone through a major crisis, we’ve almost always been able to come get through