Roy Moore: ‘No court has authority to redefine what God proposed in Genesis’

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Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks at the Defense of the Texas Marriage Amendment Rally outside of the Texas State Capitol on Monday, March 23, 2015 in Austin, Texas.Tamir Kalifa, AP

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks at the Defense of the Texas Marriage Amendment Rally outside of the Texas State Capitol on Monday, March 23, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

“Nothing in the Constitution of the United States, nothing in the laws or precedence of the federal courts give federal courts any authority over domestic policy of family and marriage in the state of Texas, in the state of Alabama, or anywhere else…

“No court has authority to redefine what God proposed in Genesis.”

— Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, speaking at a rally at the Texas state capitol on Monday, telling marriage equality opponents he was there to teach “that federal courts have no authority in this area.”

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