Quotes from Roy Moore

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The Ten Commandments are the divinely revealed law.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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