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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 “Pawtucket’s Rep Coughlin a no-show as pro-immigrant residents protest outside his home”

  1. Corvese, Nardolillo immigration bills don’t fair well in House Judiciary

    […] Coughlin (Democrat, District 60, Pawtucket) is a co-sponsor of Corvese’s bill. His home was targeted by protesters last Saturday because of his […]

  2. Driver’s licenses for the undocumented in the age of Trump and Sanctuary

    […] in detaining and deporting the undocumented. Coughlin had pro-immigrant rights supporters picketing outside his house. Why is he feigning […]

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