States vs Federal Gov't



The Tenth Amendment says:

The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

The passage of the government-run health care reform bill, H.R.3590: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is the first time in our history that the federal government has mandated that citizens buy a service. Various state attorneys general from around the nation, including Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, are working to nullify government-run health care. Read articles regarding this issue below.




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UPDATE: 20 States Vs. Federal Government Regarding Health Care Bill - A federal judge indicates that he will give a green light to a lawsuit filed by elected officials from 20 states who are challenging the constitutionality of the new health care law and its requirement that most individuals obtain medical insurance.

20 States Vs. Federal Government Regarding Health Care Bill - 20 states face off against the federal government. The outcome of this suit could be the deciding factor in whether Obama's health care reform law lives or dies.

63% Favor Repeal of Health Care Reform Bill - A Rasmussen Reports survey shows an increase in public support of repealing the health care reform bill.

The Obama Administration Begins Its First Legal Defense of Health Care Reform Bill - The Obama administration has launched its first legal defense of the new health care law, insisting the federal government has the power to force citizens to have health insurance.

Sign the Petition Supporting Texas' Fight to Overturn Obamacare! -Read and sign a petition supporting Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's lawsuit to challenge the constitutionality of the government-run health care bill.

AG Shurtleff on States Filing Suit Against Federal Government And Health Care Reform - Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and Sean Hannity discuss the Commerce Clause and other constitutional issues regarding government-run health care.

1992 Texas Gun Case Parallels Health Care Reform Lawsuit - A 1992 Supreme Court ruling stating that Congress exceeded its regulatory authority under the Constitution could play a huge role in the legal battle on Obama's health care reform bill.

Petition For Gov. Perry to Call a Special Session to Nullify Obamacare in Texas - Sign the petition asking for Governor Perry to call for a Special Session of the Texas Legislature to enact legislation to nullify government-run health care in the state of Texas.

Health Care Civil War, State Governors and Attorneys General Fight Over Health Care Lawsuit - In states such as Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Nevada, governors and attorneys general are clashing over whether or not to join in on the suit against government-run health care.

Health Care Hangover: Now What? -  As Obama gets ready to sign the health care bill, HR3590, into law, states are starting to prepare lawsuits to challenge the legality of the bill.

Sunday Talk And David Brooks' Excellent Understatement - Virginia asserts ist rejections of government-run health care.

Additional articles:

The New York Times: Florida Suit Poses a Challenge to Health Care Law - Twenty states have now joined in on the fight against government-run health care.

The Washington Post: Health care: Suing the federal government  - Moments after Obama signs the health care bill, 14 state attorneys general work on a lawsuit to sue over the health care bill. 


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