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As Allegations Mount, Moore Demands The Release Of Accuser's Yearbook

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As Allegations Mount, Moore Demands The Release Of Accuser's Yearbook
Roy Moore's team wants a handwriting expert to examine the yearbook with his alleged signature.
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As of Wednesday afternoon, six women have accused Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct. Despite calls to step aside, Moore is still running and his team is "doubling down" on support.

"As you know, Judge Moore has been falsely accused of some things that he did not do 40 years ago," Moore's campaign chairman Bill Armistead said. 

In a press conference, Moore's campaign chairman and attorney denied the accusations against the candidate. They specifically took issue with allegations from Beverly Young Nelson — the fifth woman to accuse Moore of sexual misconduct. 

One of the pieces of evidence put forward by Nelson was a yearbook — allegedly signed by Moore himself — she says it shows that he was interested in her when she was a high school student.

The candidate's team is demanding the yearbook so the signature's legitimacy can be determined by a handwriting expert.

Along with bringing up the yearbook, Moore's attorney also noted the judge presided over Nelson's divorce hearings in 1999. Some say this was meant to discredit Nelson.

Within an hour of the press conference, a sixth woman came forward against Moore. In what is the first public accusation of misconduct after Moore was married, the woman claimed then-attorney Moore groped her in his law office. She was 28 years old.