Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Holds Lead in U.S. Senate Race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore holds the lead in the race for the United States Senate, polls show.

According to Politico, Moore currently has 31 percent of the vote in a field of almost a dozen Republican primary candidates. Next in line is sitting Sen. Luther Strange, who formerly served as Alabama attorney general, at 23 percent of the vote. U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks holds 21 percent of the vote, while all other candidates generated less than 5 percent public support.

“With roughly six weeks to go until Election Day, we must work even harder than we have to get to this point,” Moore’s campaign wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday.

According to the Montgomery Advisor, Moore spoke before the River Region Republicans on Tuesday and reiterated his belief that the nation needs to return to the original intent of its founders.

“We’ve got to go back to principles,” he stated to those present at the Farmers Market. “Our liberties are being taken. If we don’t go back to principles, we’re not going to just lose the Republican Party, we’re going to lose our country.”

Among Moore’s return to roots is the restoration of states’ rights, including when it comes to health care. He outlined his belief that Obamacare should be repealed altogether and that insurance should be allowed to be sold across state lines, opening up competition.

“It’s not the role of the government to be involved in health insurance,” Moore opined. “Before Obama came in, the federal government wasn’t involved, except for Medicaid and Medicare, with health insurance.”

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He also spoke against the U.S. Supreme Court ruling of Obergefell v. Hodges, declaring it to be unconstitutional, and lamented the recent Supreme Court ruling that required Arkansas officials to include lesbian “spouses” on the birth certificates of children who were conceived via a male sperm donor.

“You can get artificially inseminated, you can do everything. But you can’t take away that there’s a father with a sperm and a mother with an egg. And it takes that,” Moore said.

As previously reported, Moore announced his candidacy in April after losing an appeal to lift his term-long suspension issued by the Alabama Court of the Judiciary.

The entity had concluded that Moore, who served as chief justice from 2013 -2016, had violated judicial ethics for issuing a memo to state probate judges—months after the U.S. Supreme Court’s “gay marriage” ruling—advising that the Alabama Supreme Court had not lifted its previous order banning the issuance of marriage licenses that are prohibited by state law.

In being questioned by reporters about the matter, Moore stood his ground and was received with applause from the supporters that had gathered.

“What I did, I did for the people of Alabama. I stood up for the Constitution. I stood up for God. The great majority of people in this state believe in God. The Constitution itself is based on an acknowledgment of God,” he declared. “Unless you understand what God has to do with the Constitution, you don’t understand the Constitution.”

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  • Grace Kwon

    Yes! A righteous leader for America again! A true American! Actually, unless Americans acknowledge God, they don’t understand their origin or their nation itself, not just the US constitution. Americans are the children of the Bible-literate Christian Britain. America is not made of rocks or grass alone; Christianity created America. Nothing else can create such a blessed noble strong nation like America. Today’s Americans must not change it into a Sodom by rebelling against God.

  • Grace Kwon

    The Holy Scripture is all white men’s nations’ foundation. Bohold all the flags with the Cross and hear their Christian anthems. What all Americans knew by heart is in the Holy Bible. Earthlings have unmistakable patterns. As the Jews ignored the Word of God and missed out their Lord when He came to them, the descendants of the Western Christendom including America lost the moral compass by scorning Christianity, their only sane conscience. Man must never compromise the Truth and his conscience

  • Grace Kwon

    “Let all the earth fear the Lord;
    Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.
    For He spoke, and it was done;
    He commanded, and it stood fast.

    The Lord brings the counsel of the nations to nothing;
    He makes the plans of the peoples of no effect.
    The counsel of the Lord stands forever,
    The plans of His heart to all generations.
    Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord,
    The people He has chosen as His own inheritance.”
    ( Psalm 33)

  • FoJC

    If America had been a Christian nation, the enslavement of Africans and Orientals would never have been used to build big parts of it. I do agree that people must truly put God first to produce a populace that is fair, kind and free, but to preach America and the Republican Party is not honoring God. It is, however, fooling religious people into believing they’re honoring God by being Republican and a ‘Constitutionalist’.

    Obama didn’t start the mess that is America, he simply -Capitalized- on it and “prospered”. It’s foolish to support Obama, but it’s also foolish to blame all the current woes on him.

    Follow Jesus, find Wisdom.

    • Worf

      If America had been a Christian nation, the enslavement of Africans and Orientals would never have been used to build big parts of it.

      The area of the country that was most ferocious about keeping their slaves was the most socially conservative and religious part.

      “”As much as I value an union of all the states, I would not admit the southern states into the union, unless they agreed to the discontinuance of this disgraceful trade, because it would bring weakness and not strength to the union.” and “The augmentation of slaves weakens the states; and such a trade is diabolical in itself, and disgraceful to mankind.””
      -George Mason, founding father

      On top of that, the bible not only never condemns slavery, but in places it even promotes and defends it.

      Ephesians 6:5-8: “5Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ”

      Exodus 21:7: “And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do.”

    • FoJC

      Sadly, unbelievers (fake Christians) will use Scripture to justify slavery, and other unbelievers (those rejecting religion and those accepting false religions) will use Scripture to condemn Christianity.

      Those without the Holy Spirit will not understand the Scriptures, just as those who rejected Jesus (the Word of God made into the likeness of sinful flesh) didn’t understand the Scriptures.

      God doesn’t live in a book. He fills the universe (heavens and earth). God is alive, right now, right where you are, wherever you are. The Word (Jesus Christ) is near you, even in your mouth, the Word of Faith (not the false movement, the Truth).

      Follow Jesus, find Truth.

  • Amos Moses – He>i

    Today, the Texas Supreme Court ruled states can define marriage, essentially overturning Obergefell v. Hodges and sending shockwaves around the country. In Obergefell v. Hodges, the United States Supreme Court redefined traditional biblical marriage between a man and a woman to include homosexual marriage.

    The victory came after a four-year legal battle.

    In 2013, Houston attorney Jared Woodfill filed a lawsuit against liberal Houston Mayor Annise Parker.

    Woodfill argued Parker broke state law by using taxpayer dollars to pay for same-sex benefits to City of Houston employees.

    Pastor Jack Pidgeon and Republican activist Larry Hicks had the courage to serve as Woodfill’s clients.

    A fabulous Harris County Family Court judge, Lisa Millard, agreed with Woodfill’s argument and ruled Mayor Parker’s conduct broke the law. But the liberal left appealed the decision and overturned Millard’s decision. Woodfill was not deterred, however, and took the case to the Texas Supreme Court.

    • Ambulance Chaser

      Apart from the fact that this plagiarism has nothing to do with the article, the Texas Supreme Court in no way “overturned” Obergefell. The Texas Supreme Court ruled that Obergefell didn’t address the issue of whether governments had to pay spousal support to same sex spouses, so Texas could keep forbidding it.

      • Amos Moses – He>i

        not what the article said …….. “essentially overturning Obergefell v. Hodges and sending shockwaves around the country.” ….. “essentially” is what was said ….. and it could bring back to SCOTUS ……….. again …… and this INSPITE of Lawrence v Texas …………. and how can it be plagarism ….. i made no claim to it ….. and you know i did not write it ….. not enough elipses ……… lol ………….

        • RWH

          I think that Amos either has a fundamental reading problem or that he cannot comprehend abstract ideas. Obergefell was not overturned. A lower court cannot overturn a decision made by a higher court.

    • Sisyphus

      And, another reason to give Texas back to Mexico.

      • Amos Moses – He>i

        Texas won their own independence and is really by that, its own nation …… there is nothing to give back ……..

        • Sisyphus

          They are one of 50 states, although time to expedite their secession. Residents of Austin, Dallas and San Antonio should, however be encouraged to emigrate to the U.S.

          • Jason Todd

            You need a tissue?

          • Sisyphus

            I just want to do my part to aid in rescuing all left-wing, Liberal, progressive, like minded folks from the intellectual vacuum known as Texas.

          • Jason Todd

            “Intellectual vacuum?”


            Is that what you call drawing a boundary? A standard?

  • John Connor

    Just what we need in congress, a failed judge who can’t follow the rules

  • GOD didnt fire Judge Moore – He promoted him!

  • Herrnhut

    Sadly the ten commandments are still in the heart of so many following Christ because of pulpits stuck in the Exodus. No one can follow the servant Moses and the Son the same time. If not, they would not have seen so many whirlwind in their Bible belt. When they understand Paul’s teaching and Hebrew Chapter 12, they would not have touched the old covenant with their center piece of ten commandments. Now with so many scandals, addictions and so many tornado, they are a lot like the righteous man Lot.