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Ask Amy: Relatives aren’t thankful for political discord

Amy Dickinson, Tribune Content Agency on

Now that you have declined and received frosty responses, these parents will have figured out that you are not going to be available to them for backup.

Dear Amy: You maintained that a father who refused to address his child by their new “non-binary” identity was being “hateful.”

Just because the cultural paradigm has changed, the truth and science has not.

Amy, you are alienating and marginalizing a significant portion of the population.

– SB


Dear SB: Ironically, “alienating and marginalizing” was exactly what this father was doing.


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