Marriage equality foe Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore suspended

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marriage equality foe roy mooreMarriage equality foe Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has been suspended from the bench for ordering probate judges to defy federal orders regarding gay marriage.

The court found him guilty of all six charges of violation of the canons of judicial ethics. The Alabama Court of the Judiciary (COJ) handed down the order Friday suspending Moore from the bench for the remainder of his term after an unanimous vote of the nine-member board. Moore’s term was set to end in 2019. He’s 69 so he can’t run again. He’s out for good—and without pay. More on this story

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