AL Chief Justice Candidate Tells Tea Partiers Gay Marriage Will Be “Ultimate Destruction” Of U.S.

Republican Roy Moore, a former Alabama Chief Justice in looking to reclaim his seat next month, called same-sex marriage “the ultimate destruction of our country” at a Tea Party Rally on Saturday.

“We can’t keep disparaging our military and promoting things like same-sex marriage, L-G-B-T,” Moore told the roughly 100 people gathered at a rally for the DeKalb County Tea Party in Ft. Payne, AL. “To hear the President of the United States say that we are promoting L-G-B-T. Let’s think about what that is: lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered rights… Same-sex marriage will be the ultimate destruction of our country because it destroys the very foundation upon which this nation is based. I’ve been accused of being divisive I’ll tell you what’s divisive. It’s this Democratic platform.”

The Democratic Party added a marriage-equality plank in its it platform at the DNC Convention in North Carolina.

Rep. Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) said Moore’s comments were “almost laughable.” “It’s almost laughable to me. We’re going to bring the downfall of the country? When you have war and the economy? When you look at states that have same-sex marriage, they’re all doing pretty good,” said Todd,  an open lesbian and head of Equality Alabama.

Moore’s opponent in the November 6 election, Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert Vance Jr, said Moore was “simply throwing out red meat to distract people,” as Alabama already has a statewide ban on same-sex marriage.

In 2003, Moore was removed from office when he refused to remove a copy of the Ten Commandments in his courtroom.

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  • Dumdum

    That’s right you stupid brain dead redneck, but we won’t stop with the US we will destroy the WORLD !!!!! Ah ha ha ha ha ha !!! That is because every gay person has been building WMDs and as soon as we get married we are going to set them off and destroy you all. Ah ha ha ha ha , ah ha ha ha ha ha !!!!!!!!!

  • LaTeesha

    You publish a post about Roy Moore’s view on same sex marriage but you don’t bother to mention his infamous court ruling involving a lesbian mother? You know the one where he suggests that gays be imprisoned or executed. Here’s a quote from the ruling…

    “Homosexuality is strongly condemned in the common law because it violates both natural and revealed law. ? The author of Genesis writes: “God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; ?male and female He created them? For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; ?and they shall become one flesh.” Genesis 1:27, 2:24 (King James). The law of the Old Testament enforced this distinction between the genders by stating that “[i]f a man lies with a male as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination.” Leviticus 20:13 (King James)…

    To disfavor practicing homosexuals in custody matters is not invidious discrimination, nor is it legislating personal morality. On the contrary, disfavoring practicing homosexuals in custody matters promotes the general welfare of the people of our State in accordance with our law, which is the duty of its public servants. Providing for the common good involves maintaining a public morality through both our criminal and civil codes, based upon the principles that right conscience demands, without encroaching on the jurisdiction of other institutions and the declared rights of individuals.

    The State may not interfere with the internal governing, structure, and maintenance of the family, but the protection of the family is a responsibility of the State. Custody disputes involve decision-making by the State, within the limits of its sphere of authority, in a way that preserves the fundamental family structure. The State carries the power of the sword, that is, the power to prohibit conduct with physical penalties, such as confinement and even execution. It must use that power to prevent the subversion of children toward this lifestyle, to not encourage a criminal lifestyle.”

    Roy Moore is cray-cray. His son who was 20 at the time was arrested last summer for driving under the influence and drug possession for drug possession so I’d say Moore is in no position to judge anyone’s parenting skills.

  • Dumdum

    Main articles: Biology and sexual orientation and Environment and sexual orientation

    The American Psychological Association, American Psychiatric Association, and National Association of Social Workers stated in 2006:
    “ Currently, there is no scientific consensus about the specific factors that cause an individual to become heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual—including possible biological, psychological, or social effects of the parents’ sexual orientation. However, the available evidence indicates that the vast majority of lesbian and gay adults were raised by heterosexual parents and the vast majority of children raised by lesbian and gay parents eventually grow up to be heterosexual.[2] ”

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists stated in 2007:
    “ Despite almost a century of psychoanalytic and psychological speculation, there is no substantive evidence to support the suggestion that the nature of parenting or early childhood experiences play any role in the formation of a person’s fundamental heterosexual or homosexual orientation. It would appear that sexual orientation is biological in nature, determined by a complex interplay of genetic factors and the early uterine environment. Sexual orientation is therefore not a choice.[4] ”

    The American Academy of Pediatrics stated in Pediatrics in 2004:
    “ Sexual orientation probably is not determined by any one factor but by a combination of genetic, hormonal, and environmental influences. In recent decades, biologically based theories have been favored by experts. Although there continues to be controversy and uncertainty as to the genesis of the variety of human sexual orientations, there is no scientific evidence that abnormal parenting, sexual abuse, or other adverse life events influence sexual orientation. Current knowledge suggests that sexual orientation is usually established during early childhood.[4][134][135] ”

  • DuMaurier

    Yes, idiotic hateful stuff from this guy, but pretty typical, heard it all before; what stood out for me is that an out lesbian has been elected to the Alabama legislature. Maybe my views on that region of our country have been a little narrow and simplistic.

  • Chutney

    Obviously, the man is not fit for public office. He can’t tell the difference between the law and the bible.

  • Aidan8

    Tennessee fucked its buck-tooth step-sister Mississippi and gave birth to Alabama.

  • Billysees

    @Dumdum: Re 1 “That’s right….


  • Billysees

    @Chutney: Re 6 “@Dumdum:…..

    Here are some of my examples of how LGBT’s (and everybody else too) should be treated. Don’t recall what the verses are, they are either paraphrases or translations, 3 are from Paul and one from Peter —

    1. Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother’s way.

    2. Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.

    3. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.

    4. Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble.

  • Jonathonz

    What a drama queen. Marriage equality will destroy the country huh? Wow. Just wow.

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