Senate candidate Roy Moore in 2005: ‘Homosexual conduct should be illegal’

( CNN) Roy Moore, a Republican US Senate candidate in Alabama, said in a 2005 interview that he belief “homosexual conduct” should be illegal.

Moore, a hardline conservative Christian and former prime right of the Alabama Supreme Court, cleared specific comments in an interview with radical commentator Bill Press on C-SPAN2’s After Words. Moore is available on the establish to publicize a journal he had just written about his exclusion from special courts for refusing to take down a headstone to the Ten Commandments.

During the interview Press asked Moore if he trusted lesbian deport should still be illegal after the 2003 landmark Supreme Court decision in Lawrence v. Texas that impressed down a territory rule censoring sodomy, interpreting same rules across the country unconstitutional.