Wesley Hunt, a Republican running for Congress, shut down Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) on Friday for claiming the Republican Party will try to outlaw interracial marriage.
What is the background?
After a leaked Supreme Court opinion draft showed the court had voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, liberal hysteria went into overdrive.
Progressives began claiming without evidence that Republicans would not stop at overturning abortion rights, but would seek to overturn a plethora of other rights. Swalwell, for example, claimed that Republicans “want to ban interracial marriage.”
Other Democrats similarly argued that Republicans want Loving v. Virginia overturned. The 1967 landmark Supreme Court decision struck down a Virginia law that banned interracial marriage.
What did Hunt say?
The issue of interracial marriage is particularly important to Hunt because he is a black man who is in an…