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Brad Pitt Talls About The Fight For Marriage Equality In America

Brad Pitt talks about same-sex marriage in PARADE MAGAZINE

?Can you believe that we?re still fighting for equality in America? To be against marriage for everyone is utter discrimination.? I feel strongly about that because if equality of marriage doesn?t happen now, the next generation will have to deal with it.

?It is an amazing thing that New York has finally gotten same-sex marriage. But the real problem is that the federal government hides behind states on this issue. It is blatant, ugly bigotry, and the federal government shouldn?t be doing that. You?re denying some Americans the right that all Americans have, to live their lives as they choose.

?What are you so afraid of? That?s my question. Gay people getting married? What is so scary about that? It?s complicated.? You grow up in a religion like that and you try to pray the gay away. I feel sadness for people like that. This is where people start short-circuiting?instead of being brave and questioning their beliefs, they are afraid and feel that they have to defend them.

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