Monday, 03 October 2016 23:52

Alabama Anti-LGBTQ Chief Justice Roy Moore Was Suspended For Violation Of Ethics

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama, who was to appear before the Alabama Court of the Judiciary after he issued an order to state's probate judges, in charge of issuing marriage licenses, to oppose equal marriage and thus go against the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States. He faced a suspension.

And indeed, Judge Roy Moore was suspended without pay until the end of his term that ends in 2019.

Magistrates found him guilty of six charges in violation of ethics. Moore can always appeal, but it is unlikely that it succeeds in his favor. Governor Robert Bentley will appoint a replacement soon.