Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore suspended for remainder of term

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore suspended for remainder of term September 30, 2016
Image: YouTube screen capture
Image: YouTube screen capture

What a massive victory for LGBTQ right’s activists today as Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore was suspended for the remainder of his term for telling probate judges to defy federal orders regarding gay marriage.

Oddly enough, this is the second time that Moore has been removed from his job for defying federal orders.

“For these violations, Chief Justice Moore is hereby suspended from office without pay for the remainder of his term. This suspension is effective immediately,” the order stated. The court found him guilty on all six charges of violation of the canons of judicial ethics.

The good news is, this is the last time Moore can use the courts to defy the law. His term was set to expire in 2019, and he will be 69-years-old and not eligible to run for the seat again.

So former Judge Moore will never make a ruling again.

Moore is, however, filing an appeal.

It is unlikely, though, that he will have much success there.

Good riddance you theocratic, homophobe.

"Tom Hughes --- Gee, you're clearly quite intelligent. I bet you're in Mensa. The MAJORITY ..."

Clarification on the now viral Wisconsin ..."
"Source in the Constitution?Again, you have not replied to my argument about any "except for" ..."

Donald Trump vowed to destroy the ..."
"Tom, I gave explicit instances when getting ID and registering to vote might be difficult. ..."

Clarification on the now viral Wisconsin ..."
"You do realise that the only person we've seen throw the word nazi around is ..."

The Danthropology blog is moving on

Browse Our Archives

TRENDING AT PATHEOS Nonreligious
What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment