first they came for the black-spotted newts

 

First, they came for the black-spotted newts but I did not speak out be­cause I was not a black-spotted newt.

Then they came for the spotted owls but I did not speak out be­cause I was not a spotted owl.

Then they came for the but­ter­flies but I did not speak out be­cause I was not a butterfly.

Then they came for me …

 

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Car­toon by Pat Bagley for the Salt Lake Tri­bune (Sep­tember 22, 2019).

 

 

 

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Birds are beau­tiful and in­spiring crea­tures. We need to act now to save them.

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