The Chief Justice of the Alabama state Supreme Court traveled to Mississippi to deliver a speech in front of the Pastors for Life Luncheon, which was sponsored by a “pro-life” organization known for getting the Magnolia State’s abortion clinics shut down. Judge Roy Moore told the very receptive group that the First Amendment only protects Christians, and expressed his offense that same-sex military couples are now getting married at U.S. military bases.
Standing beside a monument of the Ten Commandments, Judge Moore said, “I love that song you started with — ‘Onward Christian Soldiers’ — because we sang that at the United States Military Academy over and over and over, in chapel services … Our motto, everything was about God. Today, they have two men getting married in chapel,” Moore lamented. He paused to let his anti-gay attack sink in. “So, excuse my fervor,” he added.
The Chief Justice went on with his religious attacks, claiming that the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution applies only to Christians. “Buddha didn’t create us, Mohammed didn’t create us, it was the God of the Holy Scriptures on which this nation was founded,” Moore proclaimed.
“They didn’t bring a Quran over on the pilgrim ship Mayflower,” he continued. “Let’s get real, let’s go back and learn our history, let’s stop playing games.”
Moore also claimed that America has become too “politically correct,” and “divorced from God for too many years.”
Moore infamously lost his position as Chief Justice in 2003 after refusing a federal judge’s order to remove the Ten Commandments from his courthouse. A decade later, he was re-installed after running for and winning re-election. In 2012, while running his campaign, Moore went out attacking gay people, claiming same-sex marriage will be “the ultimate destruction of our country.”
Moore also traveled recently to Washington state, fueling rumors that he might again be laying groundwork for a presidential campaign.
Hat tip: The Raw Story
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