Americans United for Life (AUL) says in Amicus Curiae Brief before the U. S. Supreme Court that the Law Forces Unconstitutional “Abortion Premium Mandate” on American People
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, Pres. & CEO, Americans United for Life (AUL). Photo: AUL
WASHINGTON, D.C.–Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called the controversial healthcare law before the U.S. Supreme Court today “the largest expansion of abortion since Roe v. Wade.” To combat that expansion, AUL has challenged the law on multiple fronts, including joining an amicus curiae brief in the arguments last week in United States Department of Health and Human Services v. State of Florida.
“Americans United for Life made key predictions during the healthcare debate – many of which have tragically come true,” said Dr. Yoest. “But in throwing out this travesty of public policy, the U.S. Supreme Court can negate Obamacare’s massive expansion of abortion.” Continue reading →
Washington, DC – Now that the three days of oral argument are finished, the next step for Obamacare is the private conference of the Justices scheduled for Friday, during which they will discuss the case. Beginning with Chief Justice John Roberts and moving through the next most senior Justice to the most junior Justice, Kagan, each Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – Today marked the final argument at the Supreme Court, during which the Court focused on Medicaid expansion and states rights and severability. Under Obamacare, some states will be required to expand Medicaid coverage as much as 50 percent. The economic impact will be crushing. The second issue covered is whether the Court can sever the individual mandate Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which is challenging Obamacare on behalf of more than 100 members of Congress and nearly 145,000 Americans, said it is encouraged by Tuesday’s oral arguments which raised serious questions about the constitutionality of the individual mandate, which forces Americans to purchase Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the second day of oral argument in Florida v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, which will focus on the individual mandate of Obamacare.
Ways and Means Subcommittee Hearing Thursday Morning
Washington, D.C. — Tax Foundation Vice President of Legal Projects Joseph Henchman will testify this Thursday before the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee on the constitutional status of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Continue reading →
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Judicial Watch, the nation’s largest government watchdog group, sent a letter asking Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to address the facts surrounding her tenure as Solicitor General and the enactment and subsequent legal defense of the PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), as well as to provide an articulation of her reasoning behind any decision regarding recusal.
Emails previously obtained by Judicial Watch suggest that, during Justice Kagan’s tenure as Solicitor General, the Office of the Solicitor General had been Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – Karen Harned, executive director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Legal Center, today lauded the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Sackett v. EPA, to uphold landowner rights.
IJ client Jim Roos' Mural. Photo via Institute for Justice
Arlington, Va.— In an action that results in a free speech victory for a St. Louis, Mo., housing activist and citizens of seven Midwestern states—but that leaves lingering uncertainty for the free speech rights of citizens in other parts of the country—the U.S. Supreme Court today denied review ofan 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that struck down substantial portions of the St. Louis sign code.
According to Michael Bindas, a senior attorney with the Institute for Justice (IJ), which represents Jim Roos, whose conflict with St. Louis over eminent domain sparked the Continue reading →
Judicial Watch, former Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce and State Legislators for Legal Immigration Ask Court to Reverse Appellate Court Ruling Placing Key Provisions on Hold
U.S. Border Patrol helicopter along El Camino del Diablo, Arizona-Sonora border. Via Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.– Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed two separate amicus curiae briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of SB 1070, also known as the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act. On April 11, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld an injunction against enforcement of some of the law’s provisions per the request of the Obama administration, prompting the State of Arizona to petition the Continue reading →