"Ten Commandments" judge loses Alabama gubernatorial primary
Wednesday, June 7, 2006
Alabama Gov. beat back a Republican primary challenge from , the former judge who tried to put up a monument in his courthouse.
In the weeks leading to Alabama's gubernatorial primaries, polls showed Riley had pulled ahead of Moore, the former state chief justice who became a hero to the religious right in 2003 when he was ousted over his refusal to remove a 5,300-pound Ten Commandments monument from the state judicial building.
Moore conceded in his hometown of Gadsden, telling supporters, "God's will has been done."
- AP. "Moore loses in Alabama on day of primaries" — , June 6, 2006
- Phillip Rawls. "Alabama governor defeats Ten Commandments judge" — , June 6, 2006
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