We just demand that they honor and obey the Constitution of the United States.
Fatima and Aisha have little choice but to obey their husbands.
The problem lies in the danger of describing those who obey the law as doing something they know is “not right.”
late 13c., from Old French obeir "obey, be obedient, do one's duty" (12c.), from Latin obedire, oboedire "obey, be subject, serve; pay attention to, give ear," literally "listen to," from ob "to" (see ob-) + audire "listen, hear" (see audience). Same sense development is in cognate Old English hiersumnian. Related: Obeyed; obeying.