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July 15, 2010

Orange you disappointed Kagan didn't answer the question?

Author: Anne-Marie Dao Uncle Sam wants you … to eat your fruits and vegetables daily. During her recent confirmation hearings, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan was asked by Senator Tom Coburn whether Congress has power under the Commerce Clause to pass a law requiring Americans to eat fruits and vegetables daily. Ms. Kagan declined to ...

March 24, 2010

Challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Author:  Damien M. Schiff This week, the attorneys general of fourteen states filed two lawsuits in federal district courts in Florida and Virginia, challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The Florida suit, brought by 13 attorneys general, raises a number of constitutional claims agai ...