By Rick Manning — Legal actions against Obamacare are clearly still considered viable as the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear Liberty University’s suit against provisions of the law under First Amendment grounds. Does this give hope that other lawsuits based upon other aspects of the law might find support from the Supremes? From [...]
By Rick Manning — Joe Biden got one thing right in his debate with Paul Ryan – the next four years are likely to bring multiple picks to the Supreme Court of the United States and the implications have never been more important for Montanans who support gun rights. No matter who makes the picks, Montana needs a U.S. Senator [...]
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By Kevin Mooney — Here, in a nutshell, is what several astute commentators on the right, including George Will, Charles Krauthammer, and others have told readers in the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare: Associate Justice John Roberts would have ruled to strike down the federal health care law, but Chief Justice John Roberts felt an institutional obligation [...]
By David Nace — We think of the 9 robed Justices of the Supreme Court as beyond intimidation. However, we now know this is false. The bizarre decision of Chief Justice Roberts to uphold Obamacare by making it Obamatax is not the first time that a Supreme court Justice has succumbed to intimidation and voted to usurp the Constitution, believing [...]
NRD Editor’s Note: This column originally appeared at TheHill.com. By Rick Manning — The Supreme Court is no longer relevant. Long viewed as the last bastion protecting the individual from the rapacious powers of the federal government, SCOTUS, in the name of Chief Justice John Roberts, declared themselves meaningless. If government can compel individuals to purchase a private product under [...]
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By Frank McCaffrey — The Supreme Court has decided against upholding the constitution and sticks with most of ObamaCare. This decision could hurt you in the future. Reporter Frank McCaffrey spoke with ALG’s Don Todd and Counsel Nathan Mehrens to get the story.
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By Nathan Mehrens — Today the U.S. Supreme Court in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts held that the individual mandate provision in Obamacare, i.e., the requirement for most Americans to purchase health insurance or pay money to the IRS, is a tax that was properly applied by Congress. The Court held that this payment for not having health insurance [...]
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And so the “resistance” begins: Republican governors are planning to ignore the Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to uphold Obamacare hoping that the issue will drive voters to dump President Obama in favor of Mitt Romney who has vowed to kill the Affordable Care Act. After the decision, the Republican Governors Association said that nothing should be done by the states [...]