113 Members of Congress Join Lawsuit Against Obama

Steven Ahle Red Statements 5/12/2015

113 House members and Senators have filed an amicus brief in the lawsuit brought by 26 states asking the courts to declare Obamnesty unconstitutional. The case is currently in the hands of Federal Judge Andrew Hanen, who appears to share their belief that amnesty by executive order is indeed unconstitutional. […]

Cruz Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Senators Defending Religious Liberty from Obamacare Contraception Mandate

The Administration is ignoring the law in implementing Obamacare, while violating the First Amendment and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act by enforcing Obamacare’s contraception mandate.

Senator Ted Cruz Senate.gov 1/28/2014

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Mike Lee, R-Utah, and David Vitter, R-La., filed an amicus brief […]

House Republicans back new constitutional challenge to ObamaCare

Pete Kasperowicz The Hill 11/12/2013

Forty House Republicans filed a brief last week in support of a legal challenge against ObamaCare that argues the law imposes billions of dollars in new taxes but did not originate in the House, as tax bills must under the Constitution.

Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) spearheaded the effort by filing […]

Report: Obama to Flip-Flop on States’ Rights to Pass Laws Against Same-Sex Marriage

The evolution continues.

John McCormack The Weekly Standard 2/28/2013

When President Obama made his announcement in May of 2012 that he (once again) supported gay marriage, he also made it clear that he thought the issue should be left to the states. Obama said in an interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts:

What you’re seeing is, […]

RI Sen. Whitehouse, McCain ask U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Montana campaign finance restrictions

John E. Mulligan The Providence Journal 5/18/2012

Senators Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, and John McCain, R-AZ, have told the U.S. Supreme Court that they support state-level campaign finance restrictions, upheld last year by Montana’s highest court, that run counter to a controversial 2010 case that has lifted nationwide limits on election spending by corporations, unions and […]

Does the ObamaCare individual mandate make contracts unenforceable?

Ed Morrissey HotAir.com 2/28/2012

I must admit that until I heard this argument from the Institute for Justice, I never considered the implications of ObamaCare requiring individuals to sign contracts for insurance coverage. In any other context, signing a contract under threat of force constitutes duress, which negates the contract under centuries-old legal standards. What […]