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.”

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