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Bible scholars take issue with Moore's defender<
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By CALVIN WOODWARD<
WASHINGTON (AP) - An Alabama state official is citing the Bible to defend the Republican U.S. Senate candidate accused of sexual advances on girls. State auditor Jim Ziegler says "Mary was a teenager and Joseph was an adult carpenter," suggesting that Roy Moore acted in a divine tradition if he in fact made sexual advance ...