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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 “State representatives still trolling LGBTQ marriages”

  1. State of the States: Cuomo meets Trump; Virginia shoots down bathroom bill and native Hawaiians’ public health crisis: 14 – 20 January | USAPP

    […] the Ocean State this week, RI Future says that some state representatives are still “trolling” LGBTQ marriages by voting against a […]

  2. Out of nowhere, Rep Corvese complains about LGBTQ rights to constituents on House floor

    […] has been a longtime opponent of civil and human rights for LGBTQ persons. Corvese continues to vote against solemnization of marriage bills for same sex couples and in 2012 he was the author of the so-called […]

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