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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 “Whitehouse challenged to resist Trump agenda by constituents”

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    […] he did not expect to have to answer to hundreds of his angry constituents two days in a row. On Saturday, at the Warwick Public Library, Whitehouse got a preview of Sunday’s turnout when 150 people […]

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    […] its havoc on social ties and national security.   Following the protest at the Capitol, and a Saturday meeting in nearby Warwick filled with many who challenged his partial accommodation of Trump […]

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