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Steve Ahlquist is an award-winning journalist, writer, artist and founding member of the Humanists of Rhode Island, a non-profit group dedicated to reason, compassion, optimism, courage and action. The views expressed are his own and not necessarily those of any organization of which he is a member.

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"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Elie Weisel

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu

"There comes a time when neutrality and laying low become dishonorable. If you’re not in revolt, you’re in cahoots. When this period and your name are mentioned, decades hence, your grandkids will look away in shame." - David Brooks

2 responses to “Raimondo signs conversion therapy ban bill”

  1. jodi

    Fabulous reporting as always! Wish we could have been there- we moved that day. You all know we are with you and still right here in providence!!!☮️👍🙌

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    […] Wednesday, RI Future has the news that the state’s Governor, Gina Raimondo has signed into law a bill which bans conversion therapy […]

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