Tag: Roy-moore

NFL Anthem Protests Are 'Illegal,' Senate Candidate Falsely Claims

A Republican hailing from Alabama with his own past of misunderstanding the law inaccurately claimed that football players kneeling during the national anthem can be held legally accountable. “It’s against the law, you know that” said Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, during an interview with TIME….

Black NFL Players Who Protest Bashed on Roy Moore's Facebook Page

A Facebook page for Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore, known for fueling the “birther” movement against former President Barack Obama and for an anti-LBGTQ agenda, contained racist posts aimed at NFL players who protest during the national anthem. Moore, 70, defeated Sen. Luther Strange in a primary run on…

Alabama Courts Continue Same-Gender Marriage Fight

The Alabama Supreme Court, in particular Chief Justice Roy Moore, continues to fight the legalization of same-gender marriage, and it’s leading some to compare Moore and current Governor Robert Bentley to segregationist Governor George Wallace. On Tuesday, the Alabama Supreme Court once again ignored orders from the U.S. Supreme Court…

Ala. Becomes 37th State to Legalize Same-Gender Marriage

By Julissa Catalan On Monday, Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-gender couples after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request to stay a federal judge’s ruling striking down the state’s same-gender-marriage ban. Alabama becomes the 37th state to legalize same-gender marriage. “Absent further action by the U.S. Supreme Court,…