Tag Archives: Roy Moore

ALABAMA: Human Rights Campaign Files Demand To See Emails Of Roy Moore

Whoa. From the Human Rights Campaign: Today, HRC Alabama filed an Alabama Open Records request for the government email and phone records of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. HRC Alabama wants to determine whether Chief Justice Moore concocted an organized plan to stop same-sex marriages by enlisting two anti-LGBT groups –the Alabama Policy Institute (API) and the Alabama ...

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Freep This Alabama Poll

Right here. (Tipped by JMG reader Paul)

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ALABAMA: Haters Plan Another Rally

Since a massive crowd in the tens showed up the first time, Sanctity Of Marriage Alabama is planning another rally this weekend. Please join Christians from across Alabama for a Sanctity of Marriage Rally at the Alabama State Capitol; Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 10:00 am. Be a voice for God’s definition of marriage – the sacred union between one ...

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: “Things are finally settling down in Alabama. We’ll take a look at just how messy it got last week, and what happens now. Plus, Justice Ginsburg makes some pretty candid predictions for the Supreme Court’s upcoming marriage decision.”

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Roy Moore: Cindy Jacobs Prophesized What’s Happening Now In Alabama

This weekend Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore posted the below July 2014 clip to his Facebook page. Watch as Cindy Jacobs announces that God personally told her that he will use Alabama to “reverse what Satan has done” and put an end to judicial tyranny. PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: Cindy Jacobs says her prayers stopped the shoe-bomber. Cindy Jacobs ...

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Peter Sprigg Has The Alabama Sadz

“Most of the media is blaming the current chaos in Alabama over whether same-sex couples will or will not be issued marriage licenses on Judge Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. However, it really should be laid at the feet of U.S. District Court Judge Callie V. S. Granade (pronounced, according to National Public Radio, like ‘grenade’). ...

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Roy Moore: I’ll Defy SCOTUS

Via Reuters: Roy Moore, the conservative chief justice of Alabama’s Supreme Court, said Sunday that if the U.S. Supreme Court decides that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, he would defy the ruling because it would alter God’s “organic law.” Under Justice Moore’s urging, many Alabama counties defied both a federal judge’s ruling throwing out the state’s gay ...

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C-SPAN: Brian Brown Vs Lambda Legal

Brian Brown appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal this morning to debate Lambda Legal litigation director Susan Sommer. As you’d expect, much of the discussion centered on Alabama and Roy Moore. Brown says that it’s “absurd” to believe that the 14th Amendment creates the right to marry “out of thin air.” Also: polygamy! The clip is not embeddable and can been ...

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Southern Baptists Leader Russell Moore: Officials Who Won’t Comply With Marriage Laws Should Seek Other Employment

Via the Tennessean: The Southern Baptist Convention’s top policy official has a message for Alabama Christians wringing their hands over legal same-sex marriage. It was unavoidable, and accepting it doesn’t mean you’re conceding defeat. Not accepting it means you need to reexamine your faith. Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, opened the floor ...

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ALABAMA: And More Counties Relent

As of mid-day yesterday at least 51 of Alabama’s 67 counties had begun issuing same-sex marriage licenses. Seven of the holdout counties are issuing licenses to opposite sex couples only and the rest are not issuing licenses at all. About half of the counties now obeying the law began doing so after federal Judge Ginny Granade’s Thursday order against Mobile ...

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ALABAMA: State Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Liberty Counsel’s Marriage Petition

Last last night the Alabama Supreme Court agreed to consider the petition for a writ of mandamus filed on Wednesday by Liberty Counsel. In a 6-2 decision issued late Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court set up a schedule next week for the different sides to file their answers and briefs on the request by the Alabama Policy Institute and Alabama ...

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From Alabama’s Largest Newspaper

The Birmingham News has been absolutely relentless in their supportive coverage of Alabama’s marriage battle and one of the stars of that coverage has been cartoonist JD Crowe. Hit the link for a slideshow of Crowe’s work about Judge Roy Moore.

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo Battles Judge Roy Moore In Blistering 25-Minute Interview

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore was interviewed this morning by CNN’s Chris Cuomo, who attacked Moore relentlessly over his position on same-sex marriage. While some of the interview devolved into back-and-forth bickering, Cuomo landed blow after blow, at one point telling Moore that he was merely spewing “word salad.” For his part, Moore repeatedly demanded that Cuomo say ...

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ALABAMA: State Supreme Court Punts On Request To Clarify Roy Moore’s Order

Via AL.com: The Alabama Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a request by Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis to clarify Chief Justice Roy Moore’s order instructing probate judges to ignore a federal court ruling allowing same-sex marriage. The justices wrote that they do not have the authority to address the question. Mark Erwin, the chief of state for the probate ...

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NYT “Sort Of” Defends Roy Moore

From the New York Times: Roy Moore is right that on its face, Granade’s order doesn’t require state probate judges all over Alabama — who weren’t named in the case Granade heard — to issue marriage licenses. Granade merely instructed Alabama’s attorney general not to enforce the state’s same-sex-marriage ban. That means a probate judge could go along with her ...

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Jon Stewart On Kansas Gov. Brownback: There’s No Place Like Home…ophobia

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ALABAMA: Liberty Counsel Petitions State Supreme Court To Order County Judges To Stop All Same-Sex Marriages

The Liberty Counsel today filed an emergency petition for a writ of mandamus to the Alabama Supreme Court, demanding that the entire bench join Chief Justice Roy Moore in ordering state probate judges to cease issuing same-sex marriage licenses. From the petition: The duty of each Respondent probate judge not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is unequivocal under ...

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Birds, Feathers, KKK

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Judge Roy Moore: I Have Gay Friends

When asked if he would attend a gay wedding: “I’ve had many friends who are homosexual. I’ve treated people just like other people. This is not about how I treat people or how I go to a wedding or a marriage or anything. It’s about the constitution of Alabama and the constitution of the United States and specifically the sanctity ...

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Obama Welcomes Coming SCOTUS Ruling To End “Patchwork” Marriage Laws

Via Buzzfeed: President Obama Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s signals that marriage equality is on the verge of becoming the law of the land, adding that he expected local Alabama officials resisting the shift to be swept aside by federal courts. The Supreme Court Monday morning refused to put on hold a federal court ruling striking down Alabama’s ban on ...

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