"Every year, prejudice and injustice destroy lives
and hurt the future of our nation. Now is the time
to create a better tomorrow. Now is the time
for change."

 

RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM QUOTES

Powerful, inspirational, and known for digging deep beneath the surface, Dr. DaShanne Stokes has been quoted around the world in books, newspapers, religious sermons, and beyond. Collected here are some of his most memorable quotes.


 

 

 

 

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"Prejudice is learned. What will you teach others through your actions and words?"
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"If you think your religion requires discrimination, you're probably misreading your faith."
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"What does religious freedom mean if we would use it as a cover for hate and privilege?"
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"Same-sex marriage has not created problems for religious institutions; religious institutions have created problems for same-sex marriage."

 

 

"I've fought for religious freedom and I can tell you that anti-gay 'religious freedom' bills aren't it."
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"Privilege is not knowing that you're hurting others and not listening when they tell you."
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"You're not under attack when others gain rights and privileges you've always had."
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"Privilege is when you contribute to the oppression of others and then claim that you are the one being discriminated against."
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"There is nothing 'honorable' or 'reasonable' in giving a pass to those who want to discriminate."
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"Urging an organization to be inclusive is not an attack. It's progress."
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"One of the best ways you can fight discrimination is by taking good care of yourself. Your survival is not just important; it's an act of revolution."

 

 

"Calling for an end to hate shouldn't be treated as a punishable offense."
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"When we hide discrimination under the guise of 'religious freedom,' we make a mockery of human rights."
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"Today's 'religious freedom' policies should not be seen as a problem limited to LGBT people but as a co-optation of religion that affects us all."

 

 

"If you'd combat bigotry, use honest language and call things out for what they really are."
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"Prejudice plunges you into a world of fear and hate. That's no way to live."
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"Building bridges takes us further than building walls."
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"We must speak truth to power and confront ignorance with facts."
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"Tolerance of intolerance enables oppression."
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"Bigotry lives not just in our words, but in our actions, thoughts, and institutions."
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"Privilege doesn't just insulate people from the consequences of their prejudice, it cuts them off from their humanity."
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"Never be content to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. Your rights could be next."
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