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Kids These Days: Kameron Slade Gives His Same-Gender Marriage Speech to New York City Council, Awesomeness Ensues.

When the principal at 5th grader Kameron Slade's school deemed his speech on same-gender marriage "inappropriate," the Internet took notice. After the online attention it received, Slade was not only allowed to present his heartwarming speech to his classmates at PS 195 in Queens last month, he also delivered it to the New York City Council yesterday.

Kameron Slade reading his speech off of a piece of paper in front of a microphone
This kid.

Says Slade:

President Barack Obama recently talked about same-sex marriage with his wife and two daughters. Some people are for same-gender marriage, while others are against it. Like President Obama, I believe that all people should have the right to marry whoever they want. Marriage is about love, support and commitment. So who are we to judge?

Check out the rest of Slade's city council speech here:

If this kid's 11 now we only have to wait what, thirtysome years until he can run for president? Slade 2044!

Image: Ruth Fremson/NYT

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