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. – 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.
Yesterday’s argument focused on the Anti-Injunction Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Today is the two-year anniversary of President Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law (better known as “Obamacare”) and, ironically, the 237th anniversary of Patrick Henry’s “Give me Liberty or give me Death” speech. In the time since ObamaCare was passed, we have seen devastating consequences financially and morally to our nation. Several lawsuits have been filed against this law, and on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing oral argument.
The bipartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) 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., March 22, 2012 — Tomorrow will mark two years since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) became law and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) continues to work to educate both its members and Congress about the heavy financial burden small business will carry as a result of this law.
Washington, D.C. – People are gathering in over 100 cities across the nation this Friday, March 23, to take a stand for their constitutional rights and freedoms. After President Obama stated last month that all religious institutions will be forced to include contraceptives and Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Next week marks the two-year anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. Signing this Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, the two bills that comprise Obamacare, was an egregious violation of President Obama’s oath to uphold the Constitution, as the individual and employer Continue reading
Institute for Justice Amicus Brief in Healthcare Case Calls on U.S. Supreme Court to Check Congressional Overreach
Brief Argues That the Individual Mandate Violates Longstanding Contract Principles. If the Government Can Force You into a Healthcare Contract It Can Force You into Lifelong Employment Contracts and Union Memberships
Arlington, Va.—If government-mandated health insurance is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) case is argued in March 2012, the Institute for Justice warns in its amicus brief that there will be dire and predictable threats to Continue reading