12-Year-Old with Two Moms Gives Amazing Testimony at Rhode Island Marriage Equality Hearing: VIDEO


Sixth-grader Matthew Lannon testified at yesterday's marriage equality hearing in Rhode Island (which lasted until 5 am), telling the panel:

"If there's one thing you don't mess with in life, it's love. My parents and all the other gay and lesbian people here want to be happy, just like you. All they want is to be treated fairly. But unlike most of you, they have to come again here year after year and explain over and over why their love is equal to yours. This year, you have the opportunity to change that. I say, choose love.”


And here's a line-up of bigots telling Lannon his mothers aren't worthy of marriage:


(h/t david badash)