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Amicus Brief in Important Texas Sonogram Case

November 10, 2011

Case 11-50814 [Texas Medical Providers, et al v. David Lakey, et al], Non Dispositive Court Order Documents Docket Text: COURT ORDER granting motions to file amicus brief [6945063-2], [6944082-2], [6943797-2], [6943381-2], [6939945-2] filed by Texas Alliance for Life Trust Fund, Dan Patrick, Sid Miller, Association of American Physicians & Surgeons Inc, Ralph Wiegman, American Center […]

3 judges side with Obama rather than Virginia in health care decision

September 9, 2011
3 judges side with Obama rather than Virginia in health care decision

RICHMOND — A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected Virginia’s legal challenge to the federal health care overhaul without addressing the issue at the heart of the state’s lawsuit. The Richmond-based appeals court ruled Thursday that Virginia does not have the legal standing to contest a key provision of […]

Appeals court shoots down Virginia’s healthcare challenge

September 8, 2011
Appeals court shoots down Virginia’s healthcare challenge

A federal appeals court on Thursday dismissed one of the highest-profile challenges to President Obama’s healthcare reform law. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals said Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) does not have a legal right to sue over the law’s requirement that most people buy insurance. The court vacated a lower court’s ruling […]

Oh-bummer for Obamacare!

August 15, 2011
Oh-bummer for Obamacare!

President Barack Obama’s pride-and-joy health-care reform law (aka the Affordable Care Act of 2010) suffered a super setback Friday when an appeals court ruled that it was unconstitutional to force all Americans to purchase medical insurance or pay penalties. Reuters reported, “The U.S. Appeals Court for the 11th Circuit, based in Atlanta, ruled 2 to […]

White House strikes back against health care ruling

August 15, 2011
White House strikes back against health care ruling

The White House wasted no time before it denounced Friday’s federal court decision that the individual mandate portion of President Obama’s much-touted health care reform law is unconstitutional. The United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, in Atlanta, ruled today that the individual mandate is an unconstitutional extension of power by Congress. The […]

Groups Target Thomas’ Wife’s Work to Force Him to Sit Out High Court Rulings on Health Care

June 2, 2011
Groups Target Thomas’ Wife’s Work to Force Him to Sit Out High Court Rulings on Health Care

Eyeing a potential 5-4 decision on President Obama’s Affordable Care health care reforms, some Democratic lawmakers are trying to pressure Justice Clarence Thomas to sit out any health care case that may come before the Supreme Court. And in an added tack to influence the court’s decision-making, one election watchdog has demanded an FBI probe […]

Documents Raise Questions about Kagan’s Role in Obamacare Defense

May 24, 2011
Documents Raise Questions about Kagan’s Role in Obamacare Defense

If Obamacare reaches the U.S. Supreme Court, which it surely will, one key question may determine whether or not the president’s socialist healthcare takeover will remain the law of the land: Will Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan recuse herself from the case? Kagan has said she was not involved in Department of Justice (DOJ) preparations […]

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