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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

3 responses to “Counter-protest to MAGA Rally drowned out the hate”

  1. Greg Gerritt

    I used to go on John DePetro’s talk show occassionally. he stopped invitng me when i pointed out that much of the garbage he spews could be considered the result of his mental illness. Anyone that hateful and willing to attack the poor and weak has to be a very sick puppy.

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    […] March 25th members of Our Revolution-RI joined in at the counter Make America Great Again Rally. The decision to join with our brothers & sisters of Providence Against Trump and other groups […]

  3. rozalenj

    Hi Jake: Great photos of you holding the ” Make Commercial Fishing Great Again ” signs at the Rhode Island TRUMP rally!

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