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Alabama Supreme Court justice who tried to block gay marriage faces possible ouster — again

Alabama Supreme Court justice who tried to block gay marriage faces possible ouster — again

Alabama politics are at a low point even by Alabama standards: In a state that trails the nation in many areas, three top elected officials are embroiled in scandal or facing removal from office while a former governor serves time in federal prison on a corruption conviction.

Chief Justice Roy Moore was suspended from his job Friday and faces possible ouster over his attempts to block gay marriage after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. It's familiar territory for the Republican Moore, a Christian conservative who was removed from the same...

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