Marilee SwirczekFor the Nevada Appeal

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January 30, 2013
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Fresh Ideas: Love, not hate, thy neighbor

On Jan. 2, I settled down with the Nevada Appeal, a cup of warm chai, and the optimism a new year brings. Then I got punched in the gut by Mary Santomauro’s letter to the editor (“Homosexuality is morally wrong”). Only one day into the brand new year, and already hate oozed from our capital city newspaper.Santomauro criticized fellow citizen George J. Gosselin who had congratulated Carson High students for forming the new Gay-Straight Alliance Club (“CHS's Gay-Straight Alliance praised,” Dec. 25, 2012). She claimed that Gosselin’s praise and the club’s existence “will give children the message that gay is …

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