Ministers voice their political concerns

Ministers voice their political concerns

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Local faith-based leaders are coming together to address concerns they say are matters of "human dignity for Greater One Columbus."

The group held a press conference to release their position statement about concerns they say are related to the treatment of elected officials, school board members, and issues they say have taken place within the local election process.

"We want to stick with unity," said Rev. J.H. Flakes III. "We don't want to go and be distracted in terms of talking areas that can really continue to perpetrate fragmentation or diversion. We want to really lift up the issue that we want the city and the community, and that is unity and solidarity."

During the press conference, the group also stated that they would not address the specifics of their concerns.

It is made up of members of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and the Muscogee Clergy Association.

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