Cato’s Ilya Shapiro: the Obamacare “tax” is still unconstitutional

Cato’s Ilya Shapiro says in his latest Forbes column that our challenge to the constitutionality of Obamacare “keeps open yet another front in the ideological battle of our time: are we to enforce the Constitution’s structural provisions (which stand in the … Continue reading

President’s weekly report — May 9, 2014

Obama care — Oral Argument The D.C. Circuit court of appeals heard oral argument on May 9 in Sissel v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, our Origination Clause challenge to the individual mandate tax contained in the so-called … Continue reading

PLF’s Obamacare challenge gets a hearing

Facing a three-judge panel at the DC Circuit Court of Appeals on May 8, 2014 Pacific Legal Foundation principal attorney Timothy Sandefur argued PLF’s challenge to the Affordable Care Act, Sissel v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. PLF’s … Continue reading

President’s weekly report — May 2, 2014

Obamacare and the Constitution Next week we will have oral argument in Sissel v. Department of Health and Human Services before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.  This case is our challenge to Obamacare, where we are arguing that because the … Continue reading

PLF’s Gaziano to testify to Congress about Origination Clause

PLF’s Todd Gaziano will be testifying on April 29 before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice regarding the Original Meaning of the Origination Clause. That, of course, is the provision of the Constitution that requires … Continue reading

Supreme Court hears oral argument in challenge to Obamacare contraceptive mandate

Today the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the Hobby Lobby case challenging Obamacare’s requirement that employers provide their employees with health insurance coverage for contraceptives.  Hobby Lobby, Mardel, and Conestoga Wood—whose owners say the contraceptive mandate would force them … Continue reading

PLF attorney Anastasia Boden joins Mark Standriff on KTKZ-AM 1380

Update: listen to the interview here. I’ll be speaking Wednesday morning with host Mark Standriff on KTKZ-AM 1380 about the Supreme Court oral arguments in Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius—the free exercise challenge to Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate.  If you are in … Continue reading