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  • As you know, the Supreme Court decision

  • on Friday in favor of same-sex marriage is controversial.

  • Some people just don't like it. They don't believe in it. They don't think it's right.

  • One of the most common arguments you hear is how do I explain this to my kids.

  • And it's a good question. At the very least, it's a fair question.

  • You wonder if children are sophisticated enough to wrap their heads around something like this.

  • So went out into the street to ask kids what they think and what they know.

  • And here they are, kids share their thoughts on same-sex marriage.

  • Could you tell me what gay marriage is?

  • Um. It's when two men and two women get married

  • So is it when four people get married?

  • No

  • Could you tell us what gay marriage is?

  • I know nothing about that

  • You don't know anything about it?

  • Why would anyone want to get married?

  • Umm. Because they love each other, and they just feel a connection really.

  • Do you think it's a good thing?

  • Yeah

  • Do you know what makes somebody gay?

  • Yea

  • What?

  • I got broken leg.

  • When should two people get married?

  • In after afternoon.

  • That's a good time to get married.

  • Do you know what marriage is? Yes

  • What is it?

  • It's when a husband and a wife get married.

  • So what do you think gay marriage is?

  • When a boy and a boy get married and a girl and a girl get married.

  • Ohh you're right. Do you think it's very hard to understand?

  • For some kids.

  • But not for you?

  • No. Not really.

  • Do you think anybody should be able to get married?

  • If you're old enough.

  • Ahh. Very wise.

  • Do you want to get married?

  • Yes.

  • When?

  • When I'm thirty.

  • Why would somebody want to get married?

  • Umm. Because they're pregnant.

  • Because they are pregnant?

  • Could you tell us what gay marriage is?

  • Ummm.

  • Where a boy marries another boy.

  • Okay. And could it be when a girl meets or marries another girl?

  • No.

  • Just a boy meeting another boy?  Yeah.

  • Uh, what would it be called if a girl married another girl.

  • Lesbianism [laughter]

  • Do you think anybody should be able to get married if they want to?

  • Yes

  • How come?

  • Well, because if they want to, they should be able to

  • Would you want to get married?

  • Umm. Not really. [laughter]

  • How come?

  • Because um when you get married umm, the other person is entitled to any money on the other person has

  • So it's a financial issue for you? Yeah

  • Hey. He's fiscally conservative.

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