by Max Brantley
could play into a perception from some that he is more concerned with generating income and attention than mounting a serious campaign.
On Marriage Equality: Huckabee opposes marriage equality and has suggested judges who rule in favor of it should be impeached.
On LGBT Discrimination: Huckabee has argued against local ordinances that would protect LGBT Americans from discrimination.
On Conversion Therapy: Huckabee has supported dangerous “conversion therapy” that coerces minors into ‘treatment’ that can lead to depression and suicide.
Harmful Rhetoric: In opposing Huckabee marriage equality, Huckabee said in 2010, “We can get into the ick factor, but the fact is two men in a relationship, two women in a relationship, biologically, that doesn’t work the same.”
Adoption: Huckabee opposed allowing gay and transgender Americans to adopt children, because “children aren’t puppies.”