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“No, I’m not against gays.”
“Haha well, I’m not against atheists.”
“How would I be against my own gender?”

Let me explain myself for the ones who don’t,
The ones who have to respond with the three lines above when they do
The casualties from the media portraying us into a box

To change those quotes to a positive answer
Would be self-loathing,
And I’m not here to earn minority points either
So let me explain myself further

Free-speech is at crisis
And no matter your opinions you must understand,
We are not here to promote hate

(however when you shout the words,
“It’s okay to punch a nazi!”,
And then call everyone a nazi
It’s clear where the real hate originates)

No matter how offensive,
People have a right to words,
Check the 1st Amendment
Of the U.S. Constitution
“Congress shall make no law
Abridging the freedom of speech”

These are just words,
Want to see action?
Check the Middle East.

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Patrick82432This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Mar. 5 at 11:49 pm
Amen. truly spoke the words that have been longing to be said.
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today at 3:27 pm
Thank you!
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