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Monday, December 09, 2019

This Essay By A Fourth-Grader Makes The Case For Marriage Equality So Simply Even A Conservative Can Get It

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Why do so many kids understand marriage equality so much better than most adult conservatives do?

This letter from a fourth-grader may not be grammatically perfect, but the logic is more sound than that of the adults who are forced to selectively pick from the Bible in order to justify denying the right of marriage to millions.

Simply put: “And you should be happy for them because it’s a big moment in their life.”

And who better to make the case for same-sex marriage to Chief Justice John Roberts, a parent of two adopted kids, than 12-year-old Daniel Martinez — who, along with his sister Selena, was adopted by two dads?

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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