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  Moore, Roy
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameRoy Moore
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Gadsden, Alabama , United States
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Websitehttp://roymoore2012.com/
Born February 11, 1947 (70 years)
ContributorWabash
Last ModifedPaul
Oct 03, 2015 10:07pm
Tags Caucasian - Reactionary - Very Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Isolationist - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Missile Defense - Pro-Smaller Government - Protectionist - Married - U.S. Army - Christian - Straight -
InfoRoy S. Moore is a native of Etowah County, Alabama. He graduated from Etowah High School in 1965 and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1969 from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Moore then returned to Alabama where he completed his Juris Doctorate Degree in 1977 from The University of Alabama School of Law.

Chief Justice Moore served our country as a Captain in the Military Police Corps of the United States Army. He also served as Battalion Staff Officer at Ft. Riley, Kansas, and as a Company Commander in Vietnam. During his professional career, Justice Moore became the first full-time Deputy District Attorney in Etowah County and served in this position from 1977 until 1982. He returned to private law practice in Gadsden until he was elected Circuit Judge, Place Number One of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit in Gadsden, in 1992. He served in this capacity from 1992 until his election as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama in November 2000.

Chief Justice Moore has received a number of national honors during his career. In 1995, he was presented with the George Washington Honor Medal from the National Freedom Foundation in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, and honored with Alabama State Senate Joint Resolution 40 (McDowell Lee, Secretary of State, both Houses concurring). In 1996 he was awarded the Christian Citizenship Award from Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama; in 1997 he received the Bill of Rights award, the Christian Statesman of the Year Award (D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship, Washington, D.C.), the God and Country Award (American Family Association), and the Spirit of America Founders Award. Justice Moore continued to be honored in 1998 by the United States Taxpayers Party, who presented him with the Andrew Jackson Champion of Liberty Award. Kentucky Governor Paul Patton awarded Justice Moore the highest honor awarded by the State of Kentucky (Kentucky Colonel, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels), the Liberty & Union Award (New Hampshire Center for Constitutional Studies), and the Delaware House of Representatives honored him with Resolution No. 47. That same year, the State of California Republican Assembly endorsed Justice Moore by formal resolution at their annual convention calling him a "tireless defender of individual freedom and liberties."

In 1999, Justice Moore received the Family, Faith, and Freedom Citation presented by the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., and the American Heritage of Faith Award (Freedom Flyer Ministries, Chicago, Illinois). He also received the 1999 National Spirit of Life Award from the African American Family Association, and Michigan Governor John Engler and the State of Michigan presented him with a special tribute, calling Justice Moore, "a great American and an honorable judge." In 2002, the National Hero of Faith Award was presented by Vision America (Houston, Texas), and in 2003, he received a Doctor of Divinity Ecclesiastical Degree which was conferred upon him by the Methodist Episcopal Church USA (Washington, D.C.).

Chief Justice Moore has appeared on the Today Show, 20/20, NBC Nightly News, ABC World News, CNN, CBN's "700 Club," Dr. D. James Kennedy's "Coral Ridge Hour," James Dobson's "Focus on the Family," C-Span, and other numerous national and regional radio and television programs. Articles concerning Justice Moore have appeared in USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Times, the Washington Post, the Houston Chronicle, the Atlanta Constitution, New American, Chalcedon Report, Citizen Magazine, and others.

Chief Justice Moore has authored numerous articles and poetry. Among his selected writings are "Religion In The Public Square," published by Cumberland Law Review, Cumberland School of Law, Volume 29, No.2, 1998-1999, and "Putting God Back in the Public Square," Imprimis, Hillsdale College, Volume 28, No. 8, August, 1999.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
01/10/2005-01/13/2005 University of South Alabama Polling Group 72.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
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So Help Me God: The Ten Commandments, Judicial Tyranny, and the Battle for Religious Freedom  Purchase Craverguy 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 30, 2016 12:00pm Legal Ruling Roy Moore Suspended From Alabama Supreme Court For Anti-Gay Marriage Order  Article IndyGeorgia 
May 06, 2016 07:00pm Investigation Roy Moore suspended from office: Alabama chief justice faces removal over gay marriage stance  Article IndyGeorgia 
Oct 18, 2011 07:25pm News AP Exclusive: 10 Commandments judge considers another race for chief justice  Article La Fayette 
Apr 12, 2009 06:00pm News Former chief justice [Roy Moore] likely to run for [AL]governor  Article User 490 
Mar 29, 2006 04:00pm News Roy Moore challenges tracking of mad cow  Article Servo 
Oct 06, 2005 12:00am Profile Roy and His Rock  Article Blue Wizzrobe 

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