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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

One response to “Raimondo urged to veto bill that pits police against patient privacy”

  1. 21 July – 03 August 2017 | Privacy News Highlights

    […] Medical and civil rights groups are pushing for Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to veto a bill that would allow police to access health information without a warrant. The bill is an effort to fight the opioid crisis in that state. [RI Future] […]

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