“Protect the children”

Matthew Arnold Stern
2 min readMar 27, 2023
Children hugging

They say they want to protect the children by banning drag shows.

They say they want to protect the children by banning TikTok.

They say they want to protect the children by banning CRT.

They say they want to protect the children by banning books they deem offensive.

They say they want to protect the children by not saying “gay.”

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Matthew Arnold Stern

A novelist and award-winning public speaker and technical writer. My novels Amiga and The Remainders are available now.