Roy Moore

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…

Roy Moore Releases Statement Following Senate Vote Certification

Roy Moore released this statement after the Senate special election results were certified, and Doug Jones was officially declared the winner: “Election fraud experts across the country have agreed that this was a fraudulent election. Even the Secretary of State himself was forced to stop fraudulent and intimidating advertisements from an organization known as Highway 31, predominantly funded by the…

Doug Jones Officially Declared Winner in Special Senate Election

Alabama election officials have officially declared Democrat Doug Jones the winner of a special Senate election held earlier this month. Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore by about 22,000 votes on Dec. 12 and became the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century in Alabama. Moore was dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls that occurred decades ago. He…

Judge Rejects Roy Moore’s Attempt to Stop Election Certification

An Alabama judge has rejected Roy Moore’s attempt to stop the state from making his defeat official in Alabama’s special Senate election. Montgomery Circuit Judge Johnny Hardwick on Thursday denied Moore’s attempt to delay the certification of votes while Moore’s claims of voting irregularities are investigated. Democrat Doug Jones is expected to be certified as the winner Thursday afternoon. Moore…