Democratic campaign flyer comparing Roy Moore, George Wallace, says he supports segregation

A mailer for the Alabama Senate Democratic candidate, Doug Jones, compared to Republican opponent Roy Moore, the former racial segregation Governor George Wallace.

A mailer sent by the campaign of the Alabama Senate Democratic candidates Doug Jones compares Republican opponent, Roy Moore, the former racial segregation Governor George Wallace faced only a few days after the Jones campaign, which charged a social media backlash over another racist flyer.

Fox News has obtained a copy of the latest mailer, sent to black voters in the state. It shows an infamous 1963, photo by Wallace stands at the school house to block the door at the University of Alabama, black students from enrolling.

“George Wallace fought to protect segregation,” reads the flyer. “Roy Moore.”


“Lies, Doug Jones is at it again. This is just another attempt to manipulate African-American voters with lies while the cover for his own terrible track record of defense of the extremists with the KKK gang,” Moore spokeswoman Hannah Ford told Fox News. “The E-mail Information speaks for itself,” Jones’ spokesman Sebastian kitchen said.

The attack of Jones campaign is rooted, like Moore in 2004, however, efforts to eliminate racial segregation language from the Alabama Constitution.

The flyer link of Moore Wallace.

Segregation was long forbidden, but the economy argued at the time, it would be an important symbol to take more step for Alabama. The measure is failed.

“In 2004, he was struggling to keep racism law in Alabama,” the mailer States. To move to work “instead of, Alabama forward, Moore was required in the campaign against the removal of the racist, outdated language from our state Constitution that the racial segregation in Alabama schools.”

After Moore said that he objected to the expenditure of time, because he said it would lead to higher taxes.

“In 2004, Moore opposed amendment 2 of the Alabama Constitution, the taxes stricken language would require that schools be separated and makes mention of the poll,” the wall outlet, recently declared. “He argued that the real motivation behind the amendment, which failed narrowly, was the increase in funding for public schools, and therefore the taxes increase, according to an October, 2004 the Birmingham News story. Moore also pointed out that the Supreme court of justice of the USA declared already declared racial segregation unconstitutional, so that the change is irrelevant.”

Gov. George Wallace of Alabama in 1964.

(AP Photo)

The display also claims Moore “has connections to hate groups like the KKK has” and “always true of the domination of a group, of the support of his agenda.” worked on the side of the racists and white available This claim is based on the previous support for Moore from a plurality of groups, even if not to the direct activity of Moore.

“A Mississippi KKK group Moore supported the refusal of enforcement of the Federal right, and Moore is the legal basis of a thousand-dollar contribution from a Neo-Nazi group,” the ad says accepted.

A disclaimer on the display, said the “Doug Jones for the Senate’s Commission is paid”.

The flyers came days after the Jones campaign saw a social media backlash to a different mailer that showed a young black man with a skeptical look on his face and the message: “do you Think if a black man went to the high school girls, someone would try to make him a senator?”

Campaign flyer in Selma, Alabama, sent today by Doug Jones for Senate Committee

— bronwyn (@KJphnson) 6. December 2017

In a radio interview Friday, Jones was asked about the criticism of the ad and said: “You know, maybe we could have used a slightly different language.”

The flyer was a reference to the multiple women on the record, Moore is pursuing romantic relations with you, if he was in his 30s, and when they were teenagers, as young as 14. He has denied the allegations.

Jones ” campaign was actively motivate, the state of the black voters before the election Tuesday. On Sunday, his campaign brought in a number of high-profile black Democratic legislators to Alabama to campaign for him, including New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, Alabama Rep. Terri Sewell, Georgia Rep. Sanford Bishop, and Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond.

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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