Alabama’s “Ten Commandments judge” has climbed back to the mountain top.
Handily beating two fellow Republican challengers, Roy Moore was elected to a six-year term as the state Supreme Court’s chief justice, a position from which he was ousted in 2003 for refusing to remove a 5,200-pound granite monument to the commandments from the rotunda of the state Supreme Court’s building.
Moore earned more than 50% of the vote during Tuesday’s election.
“I have no doubt this is vindication for what I stood for,” Moore told supporters during a televised election speech. “Go home with the knowledge that we’ll stand for the acknowledgment of God.”Continue Reading on www.latimes.com