Politics Roy Moore 'Probably' Still Thinks Homosexuality Should Be Illegal, Spokesman Says

04:07  13 december  2017
04:07  13 december  2017 Source:   time.com

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Roy Moore “ probably ” still thinks homosexuality should be illegal , the Republican Alabama Senate candidate’s campaign spokesman said Tuesday. When Tapper pressed again if Moore thought homosexuality should be illegal , Crockett conceded he “ probably ” did.

A spokesman for Roy Moore ’s campaign said Tuesday that the Republican Senate candidate “ probably ” still thinks that homosexuality should be illegal . “ Homosexuality is a sin in the Biblical sense.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore speaks during a campaign event on Dec. 5, 2017 in Fairhope, Alabama. © Joe Raedle—Getty Images Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore speaks during a campaign event on Dec. 5, 2017 in Fairhope, Alabama.

Roy Moore “probably” still thinks homosexuality should be illegal, the Republican Alabama Senate candidate’s campaign spokesman said Tuesday.

“Homosexuality is a sin in the biblical sense, that is where Roy Moore is in the state of Alabama,” Ted Crockett told CNN’s Jake Tapper.

When Tapper asked if Moore believed the Christian Bible should determine United States law, Crockett responded that the country was founded on the Old and New Testaments — even though there is a separation of church and state in the country, which Tapper immediately noted.

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Roy Moore “ probably ” still thinks homosexuality should be illegal , the Republican Alabama Senate candidate’s campaign spokesman said Tuesday.

When Tapper pressed again if Moore thought homosexuality should be illegal, Crockett conceded he “probably” did.

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“Its just a sin, thats what it is,” he said. “Its what my bible tells me — the Old Testament and the New Testament.”

“That’s part of the problem we have in Washington, D.C., today,” Crockett continued. “We have too many people winging it out there. They’re fooling with women they shouldn’t be fooling with, they ought to love their wives. Roy Moore loves his wife.”

When asked in a 2005 C-SPAN2 interview with Bill Press, Moore said that “homosexual conduct should be illegal.”

Alabama voters will decide in a special election Tuesday if Moore or his Democratic opponent Doug Jones will fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ vacant Senate seat. (Retired marine colonel Lee Busby has also launched a write-in campaign.) The last polls close at 8 p.m. ET.

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"Roy Moore stepping away from politics to spend more time with his wife and your kids."While Republicans, including President Donald Trump, had handily won the notoriously red state in recent years, Jones was able to become the first Democrat to win an Alabama Senate seat in a quarter century. The win shrunk the Republican Senate majority by one seat, leaving their lead at only 51.

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