Truth is More Powerful than Hate

Yesterday, a member of the Michigan state senate gave a speech which struck right at the hate-filled heart of right-wing extremism and deception. 

Her name is Mallory McMorrow – it’s a name worth remembering, because I’m hoping she will soon be running for the U.S. Congress. Voices like hers are so needed in Washington DC.

To see and hear her speech click:

A bill has been introduced by Republicans in the Michigan state legislature, similar to Florida’s new “Don’t Say Gay” law, an attempt to ban all discussion of human sexuality and sexual orientation from public schools. McMorrow, a Democrat, has been an outspoken opponent of this bill, so a Republican state senator sent out a fundraising email to her supporters accusing McMorrow of being a “groomer” – someone who gains the trust and affection of a child in order to sexually abuse them.

Senator McMorrow’s response to this attack:

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