And then Moore, advertising himself as "Alabama's Ten Commandments judge", was elected chief justice. Where did the plaque go? In his office at the Supreme Court in Montgomery, where it belongs.
I don't know why he decided not to challenge the issue further, but what matters is that the Ten Commandments is out of sight. However, Moore offered a final statement: "God's law will be publicly acknowledged in our court." There's a problem with here if he is allowed to carry this out. Consider some of the lesser known commandments: "You shall not permit a female sorcerer to live." - Exodus 22:17, "One who blasphemes the name of the Lord shall be put to death." - Leviticus 24:16, and "Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day shall be put to death." - Exodus 31:15. However, since these aren't included in the more popular (and less violent) commandments, maybe Moore won't observe them. But they're all part of "God's law" that he wants to publicly acknowledge. So I'm lost, and others will be discriminated against because, after all, the first law is "You shall not have other gods besides me." - Exodus 20:3