Totalitarian theocrat Judge Roy Moore went on Sandy Rios’ American Family Association radio show and declared that federal judges are engaged in a “sustained attack” on “God-ordained marriage” and that’s why he thinks the states should just ignore their rulings in favor of marriage equality.
In an interview Friday with the American Family Association’s Sandy Rios, Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore defended a letter he sent to Gov. Robert Bentley urging him to ignore a federal court ruling striking down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, saying that he was just like abolitionists and desegregationists standing up against the “rejection of God’s law by the federal judiciary.”
Moore told Rios that the case is similar to his famous defiance of a federal court order to remove a monument of the 10 Commandments from a court building because the 10 Commandments spat “symbolized the rejection of God’s law by the federal judiciary” and “now we see the institution of marriage that God ordained under sustained attack from federal judges.”
I find this argument so bizarre, the idea that allowing gay people to get married is somehow an “attack” on straight people getting married. Will Moore’s marriage fall apart if gay people are allowed to get married? Will it be affected in any way whatsoever? Of course not. The only sustained attack here is by right-wing Christian bigots against gay people and their right to be treated equally under the law.