domestic violence http://ripr.org en Ayaan Hirsi Ali to speak at Central Congregational Church's West Lecture http://ripr.org/post/ayaan-hirsi-ali-speak-central-congregational-churchs-west-lecture <p>Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the internationally-recognized political figure, activist and writer, will speak on the conflict between Islam and the ideology of the modern Western world at &nbsp;Central Congregational Church&rsquo;s annual religion and politics lecture on Friday, October 18 in the church sanctuary at 296 Angell Street on Providence&#39;s East Side.</p><p>She will give the church&rsquo;s annual Darrell West lecture on the intersection between religion and politics. The event takes place at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:09:23 +0000 Scott MacKay 22608 at http://ripr.org Johnston Man Sentenced to Life in Prison http://ripr.org/post/johnston-man-sentenced-life-prison <p>A former Johnston man has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his common-law wife. Donald Greenslit was also sentenced to the maximum allowed by law for several lesser crimes.</p><p></p><p>A jury found Donald Greenslit guilty of murder, following a nine-day trial in March.&nbsp; Prosecutors argued that on January 22, 2012 Greenslit murdered Stacie Dorego, his common-law wife. He tried to hide the crime by dismembering the her body and burning it in a fireplace in the basement. The victim’s two children were present at the time of the murder.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 12:36:38 +0000 Flo Jonic 15322 at http://ripr.org