LifeSite News.com —————By Martin Bürger ——————-Mon., Oct.19, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett was attacked for using the term “sexual preference” instead of “sexual orientation” in the context of homosexual “marriage.” Meanwhile, leading Democrats, including presidential candidate Joe Biden, have used the same terminology without any criticism.
In response to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Barrett had said during this week’s confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, “I have never discriminated on the basis of sexual preference, and would not ever discriminate on the basis of sexual preference. Like racism, I think discrimination is abhorrent.”
A little later during the same hearing, Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) attacked Barrett for her comments. “Not once but twice you used the term ‘sexual preference’ to describe those in the LGBTQ community,” she said.
Conservative observers were quick to point out that Joe Biden himself has used the term “sexual preference” in the past, even just a few months ago.
Here’s a vid released by The Washington Free Beacon in which Democrats using the same term – “sexual preference”