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GOPer Runyan Lists Dred Scott As Recent SCOTUS Decision He Disagrees With (VIDEO)


After the debate, Adler told PolitickerNJ that he would have referred to the Citizens United decision as his own answer to the question.

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It should be noticed that Dred Scott -- which did much more than affirm the practice of slavery, but went further and ruled that African-Americans could not be citizens or equal human beings, and was later overturned via the 14th Amendment -- is often used by pro-life politicians as a dog-whistle message to their base, signaling opposition to Roe v. Wade.

Question: Was Runyan's answer better or worse than Christine O'Donnell's performance in the Delaware Senate race, when she was asked the same question at a debate -- she asked for a hint.