America’s Future Foundation held an intimate briefing with a leading Supreme Court expert, Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute and Editor, Cato Supreme Court Review, on Monday, April 18, 2016, at the University Club of Chicago.
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It’s too soon for champagne, but perhaps a beer is in order. In a 2-1 decision in the case of Halbig v. Burwell, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled that the Internal Revenue Service cannot interpret the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, as allowing subsidies for those Americans who purchase health insurance from the federal health insurance exchange known as Healthcare.gov. This is because the text of the law specifies that subsidies or tax credits are available for insurance purchased on state-created exchanges.
(Reactions to recent events by Harrison Schmitt — Heartland Institute Board member, former U.S. Senator (R-N.M.), and the last man (and first scientist) to set foot on the moon. (Cross-posted at America’s Uncommon Sense): The “Patient Protection[…]
[First posted at The American Spectator.] Whether Left, Right, Independent, or Confused, no one who is not bought and paid for as part of the Obama political machine is going[…]
The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision holding the Obamacare individual mandate is constitutional was based on grounds not addressed by the parties to the suit. Thus debate was squelched on the[…]
I’ve been reading and hearing lots of comments from people saying the ObamaCare ruling will fire up conservatives and libertarians to rally round Romney in the upcoming election and make[…]
During a gathering last week at Heartland’s offices in Chicago, I was sitting with a supporter of the organization. He asked what I thought would happen with Obamacare. I said it would[…]
I am afraid this outcome is far worse than even I first imagined, and I don’t see any way out, no matter what happens in the election. Repeal will never[…]
The United States Supreme Court today upheld most provisions of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, including the individual mandate. The following statements from health care and legal[…]
As George Will notes in The Washington Post, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Arizona’s “Clean Elections Act,” cleaned up some wrong-headed notions about what the First Amendment means. Given[…]