In Politically Fraught Landscape, NC Voters Seek Moral Guidance

Sep 2, 2020 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, State Press Clips

September 2, 2020, Nadia Ramlagan, Public News Service

RALEIGH, N.C. — A month-long virtual series organized by the North Carolina Council of Churches aims to inform voters who might feel overwhelmed in an era of misinformation and political polarization.

The Rev. Isaac Villegas, pastor of Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship, said Americans always have turned to faith to guide decisions about who they vote for, but faith communities now are bridging the gap to help voters understand how specific policies align with their values.

“When we cast our votes, we ask elected officials to commit to the values that we care about,” he said. “What I would like voters to pay attention to is how people running for office – what they want for society, what kind of society do they want for us, and for our people?” Read more here

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