While the nation is worried about deflated footballs, there’s someone with real balls who is finally standing up to the overreach of the federal courts.
“Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has released a letter to Gov. Robert Bentley saying that he intends to continue to recognize the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage and urging the governor to do so.
“Moore’s office released the three-page letter that was delivered to the governor this morning in response to a federal judge’s ruling Friday striking down the ban.
“‘As Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, I will continue to recognize the Alabama Constitution and the will of the people overwhelmingly expressed in the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment,’ Moore wrote.”
You may recall that this is the same Chief Justice Roy Moore who was removed from office because he defied a federal court on a Ten Commandment display.
Moore was elected chief justice again in 2012.
I’m sure liberals will argue that refusing to abide by this judge’s decision is unconstitutional. How is it that a single judge can overrule the constitution and the determination of the legislature and the will of the people when the United States Constitution does not say one word about marriage?
If a single judge or a group of judges can nullify any state law, then what use are individual states, their constitutions, and their laws? Why not eliminate states and turn all law making over to the courts…
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