Alabama Supreme Court Judge: 1st Amendment Doesn’t Really Cover Those Other Religions
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore told a crowd at Pastor for Life Luncheon recently that the First Amendment should be properly understood to apply to Christians, as the Founders understood it as referring to a “creator god,” which eliminates Buddhism and Islam.
“Everybody, to include the U.S. Supreme Court, has been deceived as to one little word in the First Amendment called ‘religion’ — they can’t define it!” Moore said. “They can’t define it the way Mason, Madison and even the United State Supreme Court defined it, ‘the duties we owe to the creator and the manner of discharging it.’ [From Madison’s “Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments” —Ed.] They don’t want to do that, because that acknowledges a creator god. Buddha didn’t create us. Mohammed didn’t create us. It’s the god of the Holy Scriptures.”
Moore is colloquially known as the “Ten Commandments Judge,” after he was previously removed from his post for fighting to keep the Ten Commandments displayed in his courthouse; he was reelected in 2012. Moore is not shy about his belief that the United States judicial system has its roots in Judeo-Christian writings, Deuteronomy specifically.
“They didn’t bring a Koran over on the Pilgrim ship, the Mayflower,” Moore continued. “Let’s get real. Let’s go back and learn our history. Let’s stop playing games.”
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