Friday, November 30, 2012

An Open Letter to Governor Chafee


The Honorable Lincoln D. Chafee
Office of the Governor
82 Smith Street
Providence, RI 02903

Dear Governor Chafee,

The Humanists of Rhode Island are proud to support your recent actions regarding the artificial controversy fomented on talk radio and Fox News regarding the Holiday Tree at the Rhode Island State House.

Rhode Island has a long and proud tradition of religious freedom, secularity and freethought. Roger Williams founded this state to honor the conscience and traditions of all faiths and no faiths, and your actions reflect these values.

Thank you for taking this stand and for navigating the difficult terrain of those who seek to politicize the holidays for personal fortune and fame.


Steve Ahlquist
Humanists of Rhode Island

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