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>> A group of religious leaders over the weekend rallied inside the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama to denounce Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.>> Moore's political agenda presents a credible threat to millions of vulnerable people in America, and children, yet Moore claims to be the moral and christian candidate.
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>> Moore is fending off multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. He has vehemently denied pursuing teenage girls, while a district attorney in his thirties, as reported by the Washington Post.>> As you know, the Washington Post has brought some scurrilous false charges, not charges, allegations, and the Washington Post is certainly not evidence.
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>> Morris campaign instead has tried to inspire voters with his message of Christian conservatism.>> I say to them, and I'll quote the Ten Commandments, thou shalt not bear false witness.>> But the calls to faith underline divisions among Christians in America.>> What Bible are people following?
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>> That's right. What commandments, what Ten Commandments are you adhering to?>> Some religious leaders also expressed concern after more appeared to criticize the 1965 Civil and Voting Rights Acts.>> They started to create new rights in 1965, and today, we got a problem.>> The Voting Rights Act, championed by Reverend Martin Luther King, was meant to lift barriers in states such as Alabama that prevented African Americans from going to the polls.
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>> Moore was favorite to win the Alabama special election before the misconduct allegations were published. But RealClearPolitics average of polls gives Democrat Doug Jones a razor-thin lead. The election is on December 12.