MCC in the News

Call for civility with your vote

Letters to the Editor, Current Publishing –October 28, 2016 In the heat of the outrage over Gov. LePage’s unseemly voicemail to Rep. Drew Gattine, D-Westbrook, I was impressed that Westbrook held a rally, not for revenge, but for decency,… Read More

Politics based on mutual respect, honesty

Letters to the Editor, Kennebec Journal/Morning Sentinel, October 19, 2016 click here to read the full letter.

Letter: Candidates should sign civility pledge

By The Forecaster on October 17, 2016. click here to read the letter.        

Mitchell Decries Negative Tone of Election

From Maine Things Considered, October 20, 2016, click here to listen.

Commentary: Falsehoods, vitriol may win elections, but they throw democracy for a loss

The Maine Council of Churches reminds voters that effectiveness is never a litmus test for morality. From The Portland Press Herald, September, 2016, click here to read the full article.

MCC Board President Bonny Rodden at The Common Ground Fair

She explained the Council’s activities
and encouraged passersby
to sign the pledge to be civil

Bishop Stephen Lane in support of a living wage for Mainers

At Rally for Decency MCC President Advocates for Civil Discourse

click here to view the full text of Aug. 31, 2016 speech

Westbrook ‘rally for decency’ draws 200 who back Gattine in LePage controversy

From The Portland Press Herald, August 31, 2016 click here to read the full article

Paul LePage: is this one outburst too many for Maine’s Trump-like governor?

From The Guardian, August 31, 2016 click here to read entire article