October 8, 2014 6:13 pm -

Law and order conservative Mike Huckabee doesn’t like how the Supreme Court is ruling, so he is urging governors to ignore its rulings.

In an interview with Iowa-based conservative talk show host Steve Deace on Monday, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee repeated his recommendation that governors simply ignore the Supreme Court’s decision to let stand lower court rulings legalizing marriage equality in several new states, adding that state governments should have also ignored Roe v. Wade and the Supreme Court rulings banning school-sponsored prayer.

When Deace pressed him on the “maelstrom” that would be set off if state governments simply ignored court rulings on marriage, Huckabee responded that it was in fact the courts that have set off a “constitutional crisis” by ruling in favor of marriage equality…

In cases such as Roe and rulings in favor of marriage equality and church-state separation, Huckabee said, elected officials should have said, “Well, the courts have spoken and it’s an important voice, but it’s not the voice of God and the Supreme Court isn’t God” and simply ignored the courts’ rulings.

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

46 responses to Mike Huckabee Says States Should Disobey Court Rulings

  1. Guy Lauten October 8th, 2014 at 6:22 pm

    I sincerely believe My God tells me I should remove Mr. Hucksterbee’s head from his body, and My God is better than anybody else’s God. Ergo, I should ignore the murder statutes of whatever state Mr. Asshat lives in and just do it, right? I mean, what’s good for the damn goose…

  2. forpeace October 8th, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    Why did my comment go to moderation?

    It was just an article.

    • OldLefty October 8th, 2014 at 6:36 pm

      Too many links?
      They think it’s spam?

      • forpeace October 8th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

        No, it was one article with one link about Mike Huckabee threatening to leave the GOP over gay marriage.

        • Carla Akins October 8th, 2014 at 7:10 pm

          No idea. The filter sometimes glitches. Often its the link that gets caught, other times the comment references Mr Cheney – his first name always gets stuck – but I could find nothing in your posts to explain it.

          • forpeace October 8th, 2014 at 7:29 pm

            Thank you so much, Carla.

            I’m very sensitive when my comments go to moderation because I do not post anything abusive! 😉

          • Carla Akins October 8th, 2014 at 8:22 pm

            No problem. You have a high rep under disqus which allows your comments to post straight through. It would only be held up in mod if a word or link didn’t clear the filter and sometimes it suffers from a dissociative disorder.

          • mea_mark October 8th, 2014 at 8:28 pm

            I think it was too much of the article. Parts work, whole things or nearly whole don’t always work, spam.

          • Carla Akins October 8th, 2014 at 8:58 pm

            That could be it too.

          • mea_mark October 8th, 2014 at 8:25 pm

            The spam filter sometimes gets things like this thinking it is cut and paste spam. In future try and cut and paste a relevant sentence or two and provide link.

          • uzza October 8th, 2014 at 8:58 pm

            Don’t be sensitive, you are a good poster.
            I would hang you on my wall. 🙂

          • mea_mark October 8th, 2014 at 9:23 pm

            Me too.

          • forpeace October 9th, 2014 at 3:47 pm


          • forpeace October 9th, 2014 at 3:47 pm

            Thank you, uzza.

            Please make sure to buy a nice frame for me! 😉

  3. OldLefty October 8th, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    The law and order crowd.

  4. Tommy6860 October 8th, 2014 at 6:40 pm

    Isn’t it great that this wing-nut who claims that dems and libs are against Constitutional authority, wants to violate Constitutional authority. His madness won’t be sated until the bible becomes the US Constitution.

  5. Linda1961 October 8th, 2014 at 6:47 pm

    Huckabee is confused – this nation is a constitutional republic, not a theocracy.

    • StoneyCurtisll October 8th, 2014 at 6:48 pm


    • StoneyCurtisll October 8th, 2014 at 6:56 pm

    • Larry Schmitt October 9th, 2014 at 7:33 am

      But what about “one nation under god?” That’s in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers (whatever they are) and the Magna Carta (whatever that is), right?

  6. jasperjava October 8th, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    “It’s not the voice of God”

    Hearing voices in your head used to be a sign of insanity. Now it means you’re a conservative Republican. But I repeat myself

  7. StoneyCurtisll October 8th, 2014 at 6:54 pm

    Mike Huckabee can su…..

    Never mind…
    I will leave it at that..:)

    • Pat Padrnos October 8th, 2014 at 8:25 pm

      I think I get it – but do you REALLY want him to do that? Yuk!!

      • StoneyCurtisll October 9th, 2014 at 10:18 am


  8. edmeyer_able October 8th, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    mike hucklberry and allen west should just off and form their own country since they profess that citizens and the military should ignore so many duly past laws.

    • tiredoftea October 8th, 2014 at 8:48 pm

      I hear that they are moving to Bundy’s ranch!

  9. Roctuna October 8th, 2014 at 7:21 pm

    So he’s an anarchist now?

  10. searambler October 8th, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    Huckabee is a colossal douchelord with no business in the public eye anymore….

  11. NW10 October 8th, 2014 at 8:01 pm

    Fair enough Mike, as long as states can also refuse to obey the SCOTUS rulings involving HL and Citizens United. Deal?

  12. tracey marie October 8th, 2014 at 8:16 pm

    lol, we are NOT a theocracy and your god has no business in our laws, we are secular in our laws and a country made up of a myriad of diffrent religions which are personal.

    • KABoink_after_wingnut_hacker October 8th, 2014 at 8:23 pm

      Well said!
      All religious fanatics are a clear danger to peoples’ rights and freedoms.
      Just look no further than the Middle East……..and the hillbilly states.

  13. tiredoftea October 8th, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    “Huckabee said, elected officials should have said, “Well, the courts have spoken and it’s an important voice, but it’s not the voice of God and the Supreme Court isn’t God” and simply ignored the courts’ rulings.” Who knew that Cliven Bundy was now the philosophical leader of the Republican Party!

    • uzza October 8th, 2014 at 8:57 pm

      He must be ok with us ignoring the court’s rulings that say we can’t beat the crap out of Mike Huckabee. The voice of god tells me we should.

      • tiredoftea October 8th, 2014 at 9:00 pm

        Yeah, I’m pretty sure that he hasn’t thought this through. Or, thought at all. But, if we all get to have these personal conversations with our favorite imaginary super beings telling us to ignore laws, whose is right?

  14. Obewon October 8th, 2014 at 8:50 pm

    Huckabee means this is a ‘GOP crisis’-for Repub delusional’s, by the conservative majority high court ruling in favor of marriage equality, civil rights and last centuries women’s right to choose.

  15. Hirightnow October 8th, 2014 at 9:06 pm

    When oh when does this sort of talk become “treason”?

  16. arc99 October 8th, 2014 at 9:17 pm

    I think it is fascinating how right wingers just love our system of government, as long as things are going their way.

    But when they perceive themselves to be on the short end of the stick, what do we hear from them?

    We get rhetoric about impeachment, activist judges, secession from the union.

    After 9/11/2001 when 3,000 died we were told it was not time for finger pointing. We had to come together as Americans. After 9/11/2012 when 4 died, it was all-BENGHAZI!!!!!!!!!!! all the time.

    Bunch of fair weather “patriots” who love this country only when it suits their political agenda. F*ck em…

    Yeah Huck, that includes you too. Being a fellow bass player only gets you so much slack from me.

  17. eddie1247 October 8th, 2014 at 9:31 pm

    There are certain people when you hear them speak or read their words in print you just want to say “shut up you a**hole”, for me Huckabee is one of those people.

  18. Shades October 8th, 2014 at 10:16 pm

    Disobey the court rulings eh? Maybe Huckabee should give us a demonstration.

    • majii October 8th, 2014 at 10:28 pm

      If Huckabee were POTUS, and the any states defied him on any issue, he’d be ready to take them to court. “Uncle Sugah” has no respect for the law. That he’s telling states to disobey a SCOTUS decision gives me the idea that he thinks his opinion should prevail over all others. He and his RW buddies are always going on about how much of a tyrant President Obama is, but if he and any in the GOPTPers who are running in 2016 would ever make it into the WH, the American people would witness real tyranny in action.

  19. fancypants October 8th, 2014 at 11:20 pm

    good job mike ! that will get you elected in 2016
    what do you do for an encore ?

  20. rg9rts October 9th, 2014 at 3:24 am

    Its the law of the land till they don’t like the decision…

    • Larry Schmitt October 9th, 2014 at 7:34 am

      That’s it exactly.

  21. fahvel October 9th, 2014 at 3:49 am

    sounds like sedition!

    • raincheck October 9th, 2014 at 3:25 pm

      noun: sedition; plural noun: seditions
      conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.synonyms:rabble-rousing, incitement to rebel, subversion, troublemaking,

      You are right fahvel…..It is EXACTLY sedition!!…. Why is nothing ever done? Why isn’t this man charged? I just don’t get it….

  22. Chris Fritzen October 9th, 2014 at 10:05 am

    He states that these rulings created a “Constitutional crisis” and then insists that states should consider court rulings to be arbitrary, and that his interpretation of the “word” of his particular deity should take precedence.

    Do you even listen to the ironic statements that egress from your own mouth, Huck?