Alabama Supreme Court Chief
Justice-elect Roy Moore maintains President Barack Obama's endorsement
of gay marriage will “destroy the very foundation” of America.
Appearing on City On A Hill Radio,
Moore explained that the Founding Fathers “would be up in arms”
over the president's nod.
“What we're doing in this country is
… if Washington and Jefferson and Madison, name one, if they were
alive today would be up in arms,” Moore
said. “None of them, federalists or antifederalists, never
believed that it would come to this. Those that were for big
government like Hamilton, Washington, Adams would never have believed
that our courts would be doing what they're doing today, that people
would be trying to change the definition of marriage. We don't take
a moment just to stop and clear our eyes and our ears and think: what
is happening when a President of the United States can get up and say
we need to redefine marriage? You know, when they do that they are
attempting to destroy the very foundation on which this country was
Moore, who was ousted from the bench in
2003 for refusing to remove from public property a monument of the
Ten Commandments which he had commissioned, said
during his campaign that legalizing marriage equality will destroy
the United States.