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Judge uses Obama's own words against him on Health Care Individual Mandate

January 31, 2011 politisite 0

In ruling against President Obama‘s health care law, federal Judge Roger Vinson used Mr. Obama‘s own position from the 2008 campaign against him, arguing that there are other ways to tackle health care short of requiring every American to purchase insurance. “I note that in 2008, then-Senator Obama supported a health care reform proposal that did not include an individual mandate because he was at that time strongly opposed to […]

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What if Obama's healthcare law required every American to buy a gun? How'd you feel about that?

December 14, 2010 politisite 0

“Never before in our history has the federal government ordered Americans to buy a product under the guise of regulating commerce. Imagine if this bill were that in order to protect our communities and homeland security, every American had to buy a gun. Can you imagine the reaction across the country to that?” Andrew Malcolm’s Top of the Ticket articles are golden. Ken Cuccinelli has not been a well-known public […]

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White House responds to Health Care Mandate Ruling

December 13, 2010 politisite 0

Today’s narrow ruling in Virginia on the constitutionality of a provision of the Affordable Care Act is just one of many recent rulings on similar cases that have come down in recent months.  Since the law passed, opponents of reform have filed more than 20 different legal challenges.   Judges have already granted the Administration’s motion to dismiss 12 of these cases.   And in two cases, federal judges looked at the […]

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VA Judge: ObamaCare Individual mandate unconstitutional

December 13, 2010 politisite 0

Read the Ruling Here A federal judge struck down the Obama administration’s health reform law Monday, moving reform’s most significant challenge one step closer to its likely destination: the Supreme Court. In a highly-anticipated suit brought by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, District Judge Henry E. Hudson ruled that the individual mandate to buy health insurance is unconstitutional as it “exceeds the constitutional boundaries of congressional power.” Hudson stopped short […]