Roy Moore

Alabama’s Roy Moore to Announce US Senate Plans Thursday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Conservative firebrand Roy Moore of Alabama will announce this week if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore’s wife, Kayla Moore, confirmed that he will make an announcement on the Senate race Thursday. Moore ran for U.S. Senate in 2017, but lost the special election amid allegations of long ago sexual misconduct with teenagers….

President Trump Tweets Against a Roy Moore Senate Campaign

President Trump has taken to Twitter to speak out against a possible campaign by Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore ran for the U.S. Senate in a special election in 2017. Despite being a Republican and well-known for his time as Alabama’s Chief Justice, he lost to Democrat Doug Jones. This is what Trump said about Moore…

Poll: Alabama Voters Split on U.S. Sen. Doug Jones

A new Mason-Dixon poll shows Alabama voters are split in rating the job performance of U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, who is the only Democrat to hold statewide office. The poll shows 45% of those asked approve of the job he’s doing, compared to 44% who disapprove and 11% who weren’t sure. In a deep-red Republican state like Alabama, Jones might…

Alabama Appeals Court Justices Sworn In

Tom Parker is now Chief Justice

Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker is sworn in by Alabama Speaker of the House Mac Mcutcheon at the RSA Activity Center.   The new Chief Justice promised to make funding for the courts his number on priority. That’s the same problem previous Chief Justices have tried to solve, without success. The courts have laid off personnel in recent years because…

Moore Reacts

2017 Alabama U.S. Senate Election tactics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Facebook has suspended five accounts for misleading tactics during last year’s U.S. Senate race in Alabama. A statement from Facebook says the company “recently removed five accounts run by multiple individuals for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook around the Alabama special election.” Facebook says the investigation is ongoing. The Washington Post and New York…

Roy Moore Defends Public School Pre-Game Prayers

Says religious rights come from God, not the state

Foundation for Moral Law founder Roy Moore says court rulings are on the side of school systems in which students organize pre-game prayers. Moore and his wife and Foundation employees met with reporters this morning.   “I think the biggest fault in the legal system and elsewhere s that we don’t recognize who gives us that freedom. That’s why we…

Roy Moore Files Claims Against Female Accuser

Attorneys representing former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore say they have filed claims for slander and defamation against Leigh Corfman, and demanded a trial by jury. Corfman filed a lawsuit against Moore in January, accusing him of making unwanted sexual advances at her when she was 14, and he was 32. She says Moore and his 2017 U.S. Senate campaign…

Roy Moore Tries Again to Have the Case Against Him Moved from Montgomery

Roy Moore and his legal team have filed a petition for Writ of Mandamus with the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals. They are asking the court to order the Montgomery County Circuit Court to transfer the case filed against Moore to Etowah County where both the plaintiff and he live. The plaintiff, Leigh Corfman, filed a lawsuit in January, accusing Moore of making unwanted…

Voters Will Decide to Put Ten Commandments on State Property

Alabama voters will face the choice of whether to display the Ten Commandments on state property like schools and public buildings in the November mid-term election. The Alabama House of Representatives passed a constitutional amendment proposed by Republican state Sen. Gerald Dial 66-19 on Thursday. No state money could be used to display the set of rules or laws, given…

Moore Seeks Donations to Legal Defense Fund

Former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has issued a plea for money to pay for legal bills, saying his “resources have been depleted.” In a Thursday post on his campaign’s Facebook page, Moore asked for contributions to his legal defense fund. The link indicated that Moore had raised just $32,000 of a $250,000 fundraising goal. Moore told supporters that he…