Three weeks ago, on a Saturday night, I attended a "special" public forum on the campus of William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa, where the main speaker for the evening was the former Supreme Court Justice of Alabama, the honorable Roy Stewart Moore.
Justice Moore, as you might remember, was removed from his office as Supreme Court Chief Justice on November 13, 2003 because of his refusal to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments from the state courthouse despite orders to do so from a federal judge. It became a national story in 2003.
Moore's supporters regard his stand as a defense of "judicial rights" and the Constitution of Alabama. Moore continues to contend that federal judges who ruled against his actions consider "obedience of a court order superior to all other concerns, even the suppression of belief in the sovereignty of God."
Back in 1993, when Moore began his career as a circuit judge, he brought his wooden Ten Commandments plaque with him, hanging it on the wall of his courtroom behind his bench. Moore told the Atlantic (a news analysis periodical on politics, law, culture, etc.) that he "wanted to establish the moral foundation of our law."
Roy Moore had come to Iowa to support the removal of three Iowa Supreme Court Justices who had voted for same sex marriages in April of 2009 in Iowa.
Once introduced, Mr. Moore began talking about the "liberalism" of our judicial courts throughout the entire United States. He stated that judges, in today's society, are "out of control." Decisions handed down by many of the courts, today, go against the divine laws of God and many judges are greatly involved in taking "liberties" with the four most common branches of jurisprudence (which is the study and analysis, knowledge, or science of law in the United States).
Mr. Moore believes that our nation is in deep trouble and not just economically but also morally. He talked about how much "freedom of religion" is being attacked. He gave examples of church denominations and church leaders who have been threatened and even jailed because "they" speak out against the evils of what is happening in our country today.
Obviously, the main text of his speech was about the threat against the natural select laws of God about marriage. In his view, recognition of marriage should be between a man and woman only, both in a civil court and in the eyes of our Creator God, as stated in Genesis 2:24 "therefore a man (masculine) shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife (feminine), and they shall become one flesh (sexually)."
As an advocate for being a Christian (a follower of the teaching of Jesus Christ), Mr. Moore said that mankind cannot reject divine laws they didn't create. Divine laws being laws set in motion – not created by man – and that if man creates laws that defy nature, then those laws are evil laws against God.
He also said that "marriage" and "the family" are in real trouble in our country and that the "liberalism" of our judges is leading us down a deep ravine of moral decay and destruction. Soberly, he said that life in the United States as we've know it is coming to an end! He concluded his speech by saying that a "spiritual fight" is going on right now and each of us must take a stand against the evils that are destroying our country's moral standards!
The three judges on the Iowa Supreme Court who were part of the unanimous vote in favor of same sex marriages in Iowa in 2009 were defeated November 2, 2010 in their efforts to stay on the bench and will be replaced later through an appointment process.
To read and study where and why the nations of the United States and Britain are headed and why "liberalism" in our court system is endangering our way of life, please order a copy of our booklet The United States and Great Britain In Prophecy at the Tomorrow's World website www.tomorrowsworld.org.