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Roy Moore’s Suspension Upheld By Alabama Supreme Court; Decision Next Week on Senate Race

By on April 21, 2017 in Administrative Law, Government

The Alabama Supreme Court has upheld the decision that removed Roy Moore from his position as chief justice, reports

Moore was suspended over his administrative order against the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Reporter Kent Faulk writes that Moore can’t appeal the ruling to the federal courts because there are no federal issues at stake.

“Moore also said he would reveal early next week for any plans he may have to run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by former Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange, who was appointed to replace Jeff Sessions who is now U.S. Attorney General,” according to Faulk.

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