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Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore suspended over same sex marriage stance

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The chief justice of Alabama’s Supreme Court was suspended from office on Friday for a second time after being found guilty of violating judicial ethics by defying federal court rulings on same-sex marriage, the Alabama Court of the Judiciary ruled.

Chief Justice Roy Moore had gone on trial on Wednesday on charges that he violated Alabama’s canons of judicial ethics by ordering probate judges to withhold marriage licenses from same-sex couples, despite federal court rulings to the contrary.

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(Reporting by Letitia Stein; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)


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Rep. Collins’ freak-out was a ‘tell’ for GOP panic: Rick Wilson

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‘A damn liar’: Bill Barr ripped for ‘playing clean up for Trump’ after release of IG report

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Ex-GOP lawmaker: Trump is a ‘cult figure’ who has forced Republicans to abandon their principles

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Former GOP lawmaker William Cohen, who was among the congressional Republicans who turned on former President Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal, tells NBC News that there is no way his party will ever turn on President Donald Trump.

Reflecting on the differences today between the GOP under Trump and Nixon, Cohen said that GOP officials in the 1970s felt far more free to challenge their own party's president than they do today.

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