What's going on with Obamacare?
The briefs are starting to come in at the U.S. Supreme Court in the Obamacare lawsuits, certainly the most interesting Supreme Court showdown in decades. You can find all the latest at the indispensable ACA Litigation Blog. When the Court issued its order last year setting the oral argument schedule, it also separated out the case by issue, and asked that the briefs focus on particular issues. Each issue also has its own due date. So it gets confusing. But PLF, along with our pro-freedom allies, will be filing briefs soon in to argue that the PPACA exceeds Congress’ power under the “spending clause” and also that the Individual Mandate exceeds Congress’ commerce clause power. For more on our Obamacare litigation, click here.
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