Roy Moore

Slaves and gays

In 1857 the United States Supreme Court did rule that black people were property. Of course that contradicted the Constitution, and it took a civil war to overturn it. But this ruling in Obergefell is even worse in a sense because it forces not only people to recognize marriage other than the institution ordained of God and recognized by nearly every state in the union, it says that you now must do away with the definition of marriage and make it between two persons of the same gender or leading on, as one of the dissenting justices said, to polygamy, to multi-partner marriages.

– Conservative Republican Roy Moore, 2016, comparing the Dred Scott Decision, which made African Americans could not be citizens, to the Obergefell Decision, which legalized gay marriage

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Christian sharia

You have to understand it was the duty of the government under the First Amendment, according to Joseph Story who was there for 37 years and wrote the stories on the Constitution.

It was the duty to foster religion and foster Christianity. He said at the time of the adoption of the Constitution that “it was the general, if not the universal, sentiment in America that Christianity ought to be favored by the State so far as was not incompatible with the private rights of conscience.”

– Republican Judge and Senate Candidate Roy Moore, September, 2017

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Y’all queda

Jeff Stein: Some right-wing conservatives think Sharia law is a danger to America — do you?

Roy Moore: There are communities under Sharia law right now in our country. Up in Illinois. Christian communities; I don’t know if they may be Muslim communities.

But Sharia law is a little different from American law. It is founded on religious concepts.

Jeff Stein: Which American communities are under Sharia law? When did they fall under Sharia law?

Roy Moore: Well, there’s Sharia law, as I understand it, in Illinois, Indiana — up there. I don’t know.

Jeff Stein: That seems like an amazing claim for a Senate candidate to make.

Roy Moore: Well, let me just put it this way — if they are, they are; if they’re not, they’re not.

That doesn’t matter. Oklahoma tried passing a law restricting Sharia law, and it failed…

Jeff Stein: I’d like to learn more about the communities in America you think are under Sharia law.

Roy Moore: I was informed that there were. But if they’re not, it doesn’t matter. Sharia law incorporates Muslim law into the law. That’s not what we do. We do not punish people according to the Christian precepts of our faith — so there’s a difference.

– Republican Judge and Senate Candidate Roy Moore, September, 2017

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Reds and yellows

Now we have blacks and whites fighting, reds and yellows fighting, Democrats and Republicans fighting, men and women fighting. What’s going to unite us? What’s going to bring us back together? A president? A Congress? No. It’s going to be God.

– Alabama Republican Roy Moore, September 17, 2017

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Pardon? The Dreamer program?

Roy Moore: Pardon? The Dreamer program?

Host: Yes, sir, the DACA/DAPA. You’re not aware of what Dreamers are?

Moore: No.

Host: This is a big issue in the immigration debate…

Moore: Why don’t you tell me what it is Dale and quit beating around and tell me what it is.

Host: I’m in the process of doing that Judge Moore.

Moore: OK.

– Conservative Judge Roy Moore, July 11, 2017

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Execution for sodomy

Well I don’t, you know, I’m not here to outline any punishments for sodomy. That’s far beyond any issues I’ve come in contact with. I can’t help what some people say, what some people do…

In 1960, every state in the union had laws against sodomy. And in the beginning of the country, in 1776, all 13 colonies had laws against sodomy. So sodomy is historically against the law.

– Alabama Republican Roy Moore, September, 2017, when asked whether he thinks homosexuals should be executed

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