TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on May 11, 2016

Embattled Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is blaming a small-town drag queen as the reason he’s at risk at losing his job. Moore is currently suspended after sending an order to state probate judges in January that said state laws against gay marriage remained in place months after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the ban on same-sex marriage. Ambrosia Starling, a man who dresses as a woman to perform drag shows, led the charge five months ago as more than 40 complaints were filed against Moore. "If it takes a drag queen to remind you that liberty and justice is for all, here I am," Starling said. Read more from the Associated Press