TIMELINE: Roy Moore political career

(WTVM) – Roy Moore began his political career in Alabama in 1977 after serving in the military for years.

According to Roy Moore's website, Judge Moore served as a full-time deputy district attorney in Etowah County from 1977-1982.

In 1984, he started a private practice.

In 1992, Moore became the judge of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Alabama.

In 2000, he was elected as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court.

From 2003-2012, Judge Moore served as president of the foundation for moral law in Montgomery.

In 2016, Judge Moore was suspended for prohibiting Alabama probate judges from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

On Thursday, a woman says she had a sexual encounter with Roy Moore when she was 14 years old, according to The Washington Post.

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