Senate candidate Roy Moore has said decriminalising homosexuality was ‘terrible’ and ‘devastating’
Roy Moore has called the legalisation of gay sex “terrible” and “devastating”.
The most homophobic Senate candidate in recent history – who has been accused by nine women of sexual misconduct – also said California’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage was proof that the US was a “nation gone under”.
He said that the ruling would lead to laws allowing “one man to marry ten women or a man to marry his two daughters.”
Moore, a disgraced former judge who has said that “homosexual conduct should be illegal,” compared those who follow same-sex marriage laws to Nazis.
Moore made the remarks in a 2008 speech to Vision Forum, a now-disbanded evangelical group which promoted an extremely misogynistic “Biblical patriarchy” theology, ThinkProgress has reported.
The Republican candidate for Alabama’s Senate seat said that Nazis had followed the law of their country, comparing them to US judges who had ruled in favour of marriage equality.
“Without God, there is no morality,” he said. “Unless we wake up to that we’re going to see a worsening”.
He added that pro-LGBT activists and judges “want to destroy the institution of marriage.
“This is a spiritual battle in which everything of God is being attacked.”
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