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The basic premise of the Constitution was a separation of powers and a system of checks and balances because man was perceived as a fallen creature and would always yearn for more power. ---->>>

Indeed, the acknowledgement of God is not synonymous with religion. ---->>>

I was asked three times directly in the hearing before the board of the judiciary whether or not I would continue to acknowledge God if I were to resume my position as chief justice. And I said I would. ---->>>

The whole basis of the Constitution was a restriction of power, and the whole basis of the federalist system was that there was not one sovereign centralized power from which all authority flows. ---->>>

No, I think that we've got a basic discrepancy here between the rule of law versus the rule of man. ---->>>

Anytime you deny the acknowledgement of God you are undermining the entire basis for which our country exists. ---->>>

The Ten Commandments are the divinely revealed law. ---->>>

If God gives you rights, no man and no government can take them away from you. ---->>>

It is altogether proper for people to recognize a sovereign God. ---->>>

Rights come from God, not from government. ---->>>

They don't want to be reminded that there is an authority higher than the authority of the state. ---->>>

It can have a secular purpose and have a relationship to God because God was presumed to be both over the state and the church, and separation of church and state was never meant to separate God from government. ---->>>

The First Amendment to the Constitution reflects that concept recognized in the Ten Commandments, that the duties we owe to God and the manner of discharging those duties are outside the purview of government. ---->>>

But in the long term, I think it is improper to limit your future. ---->>>

I know Dr. Kennedy and I know Coral Ridge Ministries. I have no connection. ---->>>

The point is that knowledge of God is not prohibited under the First Amendment. ---->>>

The forefathers, including James Madison, felt very strongly that the duties that we owe to God were outside of government's prerogative, that government had no business interfering with the way we worship God. ---->>>

But separation of church and state was never meant to separate God and government. ---->>>

If government can give you rights, government can take them away from you. ---->>>

And government's only role is to secure our rights for us. ---->>>

The Constitution was about a limitation on power. ---->>>

But I have made no plans to run for any office right now. ---->>>

To do my duty, I must obey God. ---->>>

Well, I think that we have to continue to fight for what we believe. ---->>>

Well, that's the - the removal from office and removal of the Ten Commandments were two different issues. ---->>>

It would bother me if a judge told me how I had to believe. ---->>>

Power's not what the Constitution was about. ---->>>

The Church's role should be separated from the state's role. ---->>>

They might object to some of my opinions, but they don't object to my behavior as a judge. ---->>>

But today, government is taking those rights from us, pretending that it gives us our rights. Indeed, those rights come from God, and it was recognized throughout our history as such. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Roy Moore
Nationality: American
Born: 02-11, 1947
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Occupation: Judge

Roy Stewart Moore (born February 11, 1947) is a Republican politician and a former American judge. Moore was elected to the position of Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in 2001, but removed from his position in November 2003 by the Alabama Court of the Judiciary for refusing to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments commissioned by him from the Alabama Judicial Building despite orders to do so by a federal court (wikipedia)