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Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Uses Racial Slurs in Speech

Moore is the ultra-conservative former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court

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    Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Uses Racial Slurs in Speech
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    In this Oct. 24, 2012 file photo, former Chief Justice Roy Moore poses for a photo in his Montgomery, Ala., office. Moore, an Alabama GOP senate candidate, used racial slurs in speech in a video obtained by NBC News.

    Roy Moore, the Republican frontrunner in next week’s special Senate election in Alabama, referred to "reds and yellows fighting" in a campaign speech, a video obtained by NBC News shows.

    Moore, the ultra-conservative former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, lamented racial divisions in his remarks on Sunday.

    "We have blacks and whites fighting, reds and yellows fighting, Democrats and Republicans fighting, men and women fighting," he said.

    "Red" and "yellow" are widely recognized as racial slurs.

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