Candidate Profile
Roy Moore

Republican , Alabama

Biography

Name
Roy Moore
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Senator
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
Club for Growth (2017), Great America PAC (2017), Senate Conservatives Fund (2017), State Republican Party Organizations (2019)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
43
American Principles (2017), Americans for Legal Immigration (2017), Andrew Harris (2017), Bluegrass Committee (2017), Bruce Eberle (2017), Bruce Thompson (2017) and 37 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers (2017)

Summary

3%

LIBERAL

97%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Removed from judgeship in 2003 after refusing to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments commissioned by him from the Alabama Judicial Building. Re-elected as Chief Justice by the people of Alabama in 2013. Source

In 2016 was again suspended from the court after trying to uphold a constitutional amendment passed by 81 percent of Alabama voters stating that marriage is between one man and one woman. Source

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree   

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree   

I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion.

Strongly Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

I don't think it is the role of government to "allow" abortions


Economy

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.

Strongly Disagree   

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree   

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

Don't interfere with Social Security funds, examine abuse of present system

What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

Foreign aid should be closely evaluated. Planned Parenthood should unfunded as well as the U. N.

Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?

To be determined by Congress. Government loans for higher education should be stopped.


Religious Liberty

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree   

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree   

I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.

Yes   

What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

It does not separate God and the government. The separation of Church and State is the separation of the duties you owe to the Creator from government control


Healthcare

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

Strongly Disagree   

How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

Free Enterprise system


National Security

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Strongly Agree   

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

Closely vet those coming into our Country


Immigration

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

Strongly Agree   

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws.

Strongly Agree   

Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

Strongly Agree   

Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

That is a matter to be determined by Congress


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree   


Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree   

I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

Strongly Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Christian principles; Matthew 5: 6 & 7


Qualifications

When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

Very Conservative   

Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

AFA interviews over the last 20 years

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

No

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

Obviously the Washington Establishment has done everything they can to keep me out.


Criminal Justice

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

Strongly Disagree   


2nd Amendment

What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

Much fewer than we already have


Other Important Issues

I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Strongly Disagree   

Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.

Strongly Disagree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

Acknowledgment of God is so not a violation of the 1st Amendment, Constitutional Restoration Act

Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

No


Background

Education
  • USMA, WestPoint, BS, 1969
  • Univ of Al, Tuscaloosa, JD, 1977
Work & Military
  • ARMY-Vietnam, Company Commander
  • ARMY, Captain, 9 yrs altogether
Affiliations
  • Foundation for Moral Law, Chairman, President and Pres.Emeritus
  • Republican Party, Member
  • Alabama Republican Assembley, Member
  • Trustee over 2 churches
  • Author, Several books & pamphlets
  • "So Help Me God"
  • "One Nation Under God"
  • "Abuse of Power"
Offices
  • Chief Justice Al Sup Ct, Held 2000-03
  • Chief Justice Al Sup Ct, Held 2012-16
  • Deputy DA, Sought 5
  • Circuit Judge, Sought 8
 

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