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
By Tom DeWeese
I don’t know about you, but when I take on a cause or a project I’m proud of what I do. I support it against all detractors and nay-sayers because I believe in it. So, when proponents of a cause suddenly start to hide what they are doing, or deny they are even doing it – that should set off alarm bells and raise questions about the honesty and legitimacy of that cause. 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
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. – Liberty Counsel Action and nearly seventy organizations signed a letter of support for Representative Jeff Landry’s (R-LA) bill to defund unconstitutionally appointed bureaucrats. The bill is H.R. 3770, The Executive Appointments Reform Act. While Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) have been willing to stand up against President Obama’s unconstitutional appointments by refusing to vote for any of Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the first day of oral argument in Florida v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, which will determine if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (better known as “Obamacare”) is constitutional. The argument will begin by addressing whether the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) applies to the case and, if so, whether AIA requires the parties to wait until 2014 or beyond before the merits of ObamaCare can be addressed.
The first issue to be argued today arises from the case of Liberty University v. Geithner, in which Liberty Counsel Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Just days after the second anniversary of its enactment, the U.S. Supreme Court begins hearing arguments today regarding several cases that could declare all or significant parts of “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (popularly known as “Obamacare”) to be unconstitutional. Black conservatives affiliated with the Project 21 black leadership network are speaking out against Obamacare in favor of more 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