Judge Roy and the commandments
(Column ~ 11/15/03)
In a unanimous decision, the nine-member Court of the Judiciary ousted Roy Moore from his position as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court this past Thursday. The ruling read in part that Moore "in defying a court order placed himself above the law." The court order specifically instructed Moore to remove a 5,200- pound monument of the Ten Commandments that he had ordered made and placed in the rotunda of the Alabama Judicial Building under the cover of dark...
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