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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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Breaking: Judge: Obama Health-Care Reform Act Unconstitutional

January 31, 2011 politisite 0

President Barack Obama’s health care reform legislation, assailed as an abuse of federal power in a 26-state lawsuit, was ruled unconstitutional by a U.S. judge. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson in Pensacola, Florida, declared the law unconstitutional in a ruling today. Then- Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum filed suit on behalf of 13 states on March 23, the same day Obama signed into law the legislation intended to provide the […]

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Florida Health Care Ruling Expected Monday

January 29, 2011 politisite 0

The fourth federal judge to rule on President Obama’s health care law is expected to issue his decision from Florida Monday. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson’s ruling will decide the biggest of the many court challenges to Obama’s hallmark accomplishment, which now has 26 state attorneys general backing the suit. Opponents of the Affordable Care Act specifically target two key aspects of the law. First, that the “individual mandate,” which […]

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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 […]