Too much news, not enough time. Weblog commentary will return Monday.
News on Judge Moore and Alabama standoff:
- Ten Commandments displays at issue across the nation | Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who calls himself "the Ten Commandments judge," isn't the only one promoting the Ten Commandments on public property (Scripps Howard News Service)
- Supporters surround monument | Courts reject judge's efforts to keep Ten Commandments (Birmingham Post-Herald)
- Alabama justices buck chief on Ten Commandments (The Washington Times)
- Supporters say freedom's on the line | It didn't take long to find out the crowd was overwhelming in support of the chief justice (Montgomery Advertiser)
- Finding references to God easy in America | Whatever the outcome of the battle over the Ten Commandments monument in the Alabama state Judicial Building, religious symbols and words will continue to be embedded in the government, the courts and other public places (Associated Press)
- Supporters continue their protests | Protests and prayers went on into the night (Montgomery Advertiser)
- Judge's family says he hasn't changed | Those who have known Moore through childhood, West Point, Vietnam, and a sometimes stormy legal career say the standoff is hardly surprising from a man who has never compromised when it comes to his faith (Associated Press)
- Commission will review complaint | Filings say Chief Justice Moore violated the Alabama Canons of Judicial Ethics (Mobile Register, Ala.)
- Monument is shielded, in place (Mobile Register, Ala.)
- Supreme Court justice sought son's counsel | Seniority led Gorman Houston Jr. to try to lead justices to consensus (Mobile Register, Ala.)
- Justices order commandments display moved | Eight of Alabama's top jurists act after the chief justice fails to abide by a court deadline (Los Angeles Times)
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