Anti-Garrison

June 13, 1845

From the Putney (Vermont) Perfectionist …. “Garrison is a bigot on the subject of slavery.  Any deviation from his views of the morality of that and certain other outward acts, calls forth from him anathemas like those hurled from Rome.  But he is unspeakably ‘liberal’ on the subject of religion, tolerating, and complimenting in various indirect ways, every thing —- from Sabbatarianism to infidelity.” ….. “It becomes all who are advocating the cause of human liberty, to beware of these men, who, while professing to aim a blow at slavery, are stabbing Christianity at the heart, and thus crushing the hopes of the oppressed…..”