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Donate to HRC in honor of Orson Scott Card

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Posted on September 25, 2008 at 6:48 am

Inspired by the recent flood of donations to Planned Parenthood in honor of Sarah Palin, I’d like to call on rational human beings who believe in consenting adults’ right to marry regardless of their gender to donate to the Human Rights Campaign in honor of Orson Scott Card. Hang on, I’ll explain …

It turns out that the fella who wrote Ender’s Game—one of my favorite books in my early teen years—is quite a bigot. Like, a really really crazy bigot.

Here’s what OSC thinks about legalizing marriage for all Americans:

“Regardless of law, marriage has only one definition, and any government that attempts to change it is my mortal enemy. I will act to destroy that government and bring it down, so it can be replaced with a government that will respect and support marriage, and help me raise my children in a society where they will expect to marry in their turn. Only when the marriage of heterosexuals has the support of the whole society can we have our best hope of raising each new generation to aspire to continue our civilization…

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