During a family outing to a community music festival in the US, this family were confronted by a political preacher protesting the new marriage equality ruling.

However, rather than argue, first-grader Zea had a far better solution.

Armed with a rainbow flag, she stepped forward in an act that has since gone viral and been applauded.

If you ever needed proof that actions speak louder than words, this is it.

h/t Buzzfeed

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