Roy Moore has released a statement following his loss to Senator-elect Doug Jones in Tuesday’s election.
Moore released a video to the people of Alabama. The transcript is below:
Tomorrow, my wife and I will celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary.
I want to thank her and all my family, for standing with me through this long and arduous campaign.
And of course, I want to thank all of you who have stood with me in this very important battle for the future of our country.
We are indeed in a struggle to preserve our republic, our civilization, and our religion and to set free a suffering humanity. And the battle rages on.
In this race, we have not received the final count to include military and provisional ballots. This has been a very close race and we are awaiting certification by the Secretary of State.
This particular race was watched not only by the people of this state, but by the entire nation, and many around the world.
Why? Because I believe the heart and soul of our country is at stake.
Like most Americans I am concerned about the future of our country – both financially and morally.
After the election of Donald Trump, a little over a year ago I saw a window of hope and an opportunity that we could return to our founding principles and the Constitution of the United States which has governed us for over 200 years.
Our forefathers recognized in the Declaration of Independence that all men and women are created equal and endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
That American Dream has today been tainted by corrupt politics, and a government which is become out of control and out of touch with the people. Many do not share the vision of those who built this country.
Today, we no longer recognize the universal truth that God is the author of our life and liberty.
Abortion, sodomy, and materialism have taken the place of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
In the words of Abraham Lincoln: “We have been the recipient of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved in many years in peace and prosperity, we have grown in number, wealth and power, as no other nation has ever grown, but we have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious Hand which preserved us in peace and multiplied, enriched and strengthened us and we have vainly imagined in the deceitfulness of our own hearts that all of these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom or…