Supreme Court ruling legalizes same-sex marriage

Lydia Wheeler and Ben Kamisar The Hill 6/26/2015

The Supreme Court in an historic 5-4 ruling on Friday said there is a right to same-sex marriage in all 50 states, delivering a monumental win for gay and lesbian couples across the country.

Justice Anthony Kennedy, often the swing vote on the court, sided with its […]

Scalia Blasts ObamaCare Ruling: ‘Words Have No Meaning’

Joel B. Pollak Breitbart.com Big Government 25 Jun 2015

…The dissent, by Justice Antonin Scalia, was blistering.

“Words no longer have meaning if an Exchange that is not established by a State is ‘established by the State,’” he wrote.

“Under all the usual rules of interpretation, in short, the Government should lose this case. But […]

Don’t look to John Roberts to derail Obamacare. Ever.

Why John Roberts (Likely) Is Protecting Obamacare…

Dr. Kevin “Coach” Collins The Western Center for Journalism 1/9/2014

On Monday, without comment (because he could not make a coherent one), Chief Justice John Roberts denied a request by the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons and the Alliance for Natural Health USA for a stay in […]

Rand Paul pushes constitutional amendment on Congress

Burgess Everett Politico 10/21/2013

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Forget the Vitter amendment. Rand Paul wants to make sure that Congress can’t ever again write laws with provisions specific to lawmakers.

The Kentucky freshman Republican has introduced a constitutional amendment that would preclude senators and representatives from passing laws that don’t apply equally to U.S. […]

Obamacare’s Unconstitutional Origins

Tax legislation has to originate in the House; the health-care law didn’t.

 

Andrew McCarthy National Review Online 10/5/2013

…What Obamacare always needed was a political reversal in Congress. Thus, it was unwise for Republicans to become passive while hoping the justices would do their heavy lifting for them — both because it was unlikely […]

Why Obamacare isn’t ‘settled’

Gerard Magliocca The Washington Post 10/3/2013

The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress, signed by President Obama, upheld by the Supreme Court and reconfirmed by the president’s reelection. Many of its provisions have gone into effect. As Democrats have taken to saying, it is the law of the land.

But contrary to what the […]