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So Help Me God: The Ten Commandments, Judicial Tyranny, and the Battle for Religious Freedom

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  • Posted October 20, 2009

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    Roy Moore wants the government to further his religion

    Roy Moore in his book makes the statement that secular humanism is about humans making themselves a god. Mr. Moore frankly does not know what he is talking about. Secular humanists dont' believe that human beings are a deity (which we as a group dont' believe in) but that human beings are obligated to be mature and make hard decisions about the world. I nor any other secular humanism believe we are all knowing, all perfect, all intelligent etc. We are imperfect of course but since no deity exists then we are obligated to make our way in the world we live in. We have to figure out that murder is wrong not because of the whim of a deity, but because morality is directly related to the concept of harm and without harm then nothing would be moral or immoral. Now, Mr. Moore believes that without a belief in a deity that gave us rights we would not have the freedom we now enjoy. What is freer though, very religious Saudi Arabia or secular Norway? Or, to compare nations with a Christian history, 15th century very religious England or secular 15th century England today? There is a direct correlation to how secular a nation is, to how free it is. That is not surprising. Very religious people believe that laws should be based on the commands of their deity and that doesn't make for a very free nation. Even secular dictatorships such as the Soviet Union were based on this authoritian model. While they did not have a literal deity they had ones analogous in Marx, Lenin, Stalin and historical materialism. Mr. Moore believes it is fine for the government to "acknowledge" religion along as it is his religion. He is so kind of course to allow non-Christians to be non-Christians but they should fully expect their tax dollars to be used to support the beleif in his deity such as through "In God we trust" on our currency or on 10 commandment monuments put up on governmetal buildings. Mr. Moore and others like him, if they believe their deity is true, should be happy to debate that question in the marketplace of ideas and not through the force of government. The question is, what is he and others like him afraid of though?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2009

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    Godly heritage of this nation

    "so help me God" is the godly heritage and memoir of judge roy moore who is running for governor of alabama. this is a wonderful and very inspirational bestseller that is very hard to put down. he talks about his legal background and he talks about how this nation was founded on christian principles.he was really persecuted for his beliefs but he shows in his bestseller with his documentation how this truly is a great christian nation and he offers the proof he truly a stand for his courage. great gift idea for a friend or family member

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2005

    Judge Moore: Standing For The Truth

    Chief Justice Roy Moore's book So Help Me God is a fascinating story of a man who dared to stand up against judicial tyranny. Roy Moore shows us that all throughout our nation's history the right to acknowledge Almighty God as the Supreme Law Giver has been evident. More important than his own story, this book explains the background of the whole 'separation of Church and state' argument. Moore was removed from his position as chief justice because he stood by his oath to uphold the Constitution. Moore is a true illustration of how seriously every Christian leader should take his oath.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2005

    GOD BLESS ROY MOORE

    'SO HELP ME GOD' IS A VERY WELL WRITTION BOOK AND VERY HARD TO PUT DOWN. THE HONORABLE ROY MOORE PRESENTS EVIDENCE SHOWING THAT THIS IS A CHRISTIAN NATION AND WE SHOULD HAVE A LEGAL RIGHT TO DISPLAY THE 10 COMMANDMENTS IN PUBLIC AND IN THIS VERY MOVING BOOK HE PRESENTS SOME VERY HISTORTIC EVIDENCE TO PROVE BEYOND A SHADOW OF A DOUBT THAT HE IS RIGHT. GET THIS BOOK FOR A FRIEND AND OR FAMILY MEMBER IT MAKES A GREAT GIFT. ITS A TRUE WAKE UP CALL.

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