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Moore’s Path to Victory in Alabama: God, Guns and Defiance

posted on September 28, 2017

For The Washington Post, Jay Reeves and Kim Chandler report that Roy Moore won the Alabama Republican primary runoff for U.S. senate on Tuesday against a candidate backed by President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell. Moore, they write, “was removed as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court twice after higher courts found he rejected rulings regarding Ten Commandments displays and gay marriage. He’s also a horse-riding, gun-toting Vietnam veteran who has talked for his entire public career about acknowledging the God of the Christian Bible.” At a victory party, Moore said, “We have to return the knowledge of God and the Constitution of the United States to the United States Congress.”

Read at The Washington Post