Honorable Roy S. Moore

Roy S. Moore is married to Kayla, and they have four children: Heather, Ory, Caleb, and Micah. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with a bachelor of science degree in 1969 and completed his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1977. Captain Roy Moore served in the U.S. Army as a company commander with the Military Police Corp in Vietnam. During his professional career, he became the first full-time Deputy District Attorney in Etowah County and served in this position from 1977 until 1982. In 1984, Chief Justice Moore undertook private practice of law in Gadsden. He became a judge of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Alabama in 1992, and served until his election as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in 2000. In 2003, Chief Justice Moore was removed from his position for standing up for the inalienable right to acknowledge God. The former chief justice lectures throughout the United States, teaching about America’s history and our right to acknowledge God, and he serves as the President of the Foundation for Moral Law in Montgomery, Alabama.

Chief Justice Moore has authored "So Help Me God," as well as numerous publications, including “Religion in the Public Square,” published by Cumberland Law Review, Cumberland School of Law, Volume 29, No. 2, 1998-1999, “Putting God Back in the Public Square,” Imprimis, Hillsdale College, Volume 28, No. 8, August, 1999, “Courts Out of Control: Understanding the Rule of Law in America,” Liberty Forum, Institute on the Constitution, Volume 2, Issue 2, Spring 2006, and Our Legal Heritage.

In addition, Judge Moore writes a weekly Wednesday column, Our Moral Foundation, for WorldNetDaily.com.

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Video: Judge Moore Receives Ovation at Values Voter Presidential Debate 2007

Poems by Chief Justice Moore:

Video: Judge Moore presents "Our American Birthright" (Poem text available here.)
The Faded Black Book
The Stranger
Can He Count on You?

National Honors

1995 George Washington Honor Medal from National Freedom Foundation Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

1996 Christian Citizenship Award Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama

1997 Bill of Rights Award

1997 Christian Statesman of the year Award by D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship, Washington DC.

1997 God and Country Award by American Family Association

1997 Spirit of America Founders Award

1998 Andrew Jackson Champion of Liberty by United States Taxpayers Party

1998 "Kentucky Colonel" by the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels presented by Governor Paul Patton

1998 Liberty & Union Award by New Hampshire Center for Constitutional Studies

1999 Family, Faith, and Freedom Citation presented by Family Research Council Washington, D.C.

1999 National Spirit of Life Award from African American Family Association

1999 Special Tribute, State of Michigan. Governor John Engler "to a great American and Honorable Judge"

1999 American Heritage of Faith Award from Freedom Flyer Ministries. Chicago, Illinois.

2002 National Hero of Faith Award presented by Vision America Houston, Texas

2003 Doctor of Divinity Ecclesiastical Degree conferred by Methodist Episcopal Church USA. Washington, DC.

2011 Great American Award by the Central Texas Tea Party and Republican Freedom Coalition


1995 Senate Joint Resolution #40 State of Alabama, McDowell Lee, Secretary of State, Both Houses concurring

1996 House of Representatives U.S. Congress (Senate Concurring) H. Congressional Resolution #31 - "?Judge Roy S. Moore, a lifelong resident of Etowah County, Alabama, graduate of the United States Military Academy with distinguished service to his Country in Vietnam, and graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law, has served his Country and community with uncommon distinction;"

1998 Resolution #47 Delaware House of Representatives

1998 California Republican Party. Michael J. Schroeder, Chairman called Judge Moore "Tireless Defender of Individual freedom and liberties".


Chief Justice Moore has appeared on the FOX News Channel’s Hannity & Colmes and The O’Reilly Factor, NBC’s Today Show, and NBC Nightly News, ABC World News and 20/20, CNN’s Inside Politics, Paula Zahn Now and American Morning, CBS The Early Show, CBN's “The 700 Club,” James Dobson's “Focus on the Family,” and featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and many other media outlets.

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