Roy Moore accuser files defamation lawsuit against him

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Roy Moore, the failed Republican Alabama Senate candidate and a former judge, is being sued by a woman who said he touched her sexually when she was 14 and he was in his early 30s.

Leigh Corfman filed a defamation lawsuit in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Thursday, and Moore's campaign is also listed as a defendant, AL.com reports. The suit says Moore and his campaign committee "have defamed Ms. Corfman, repeatedly and in all forms of media, calling her a liar and questioning her motivation for publicly disclosing that Mr. Moore sexually abused her in 1979 when she was a 14-year-old high school freshman and he was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney."

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