Obamacare Upheld . . . Again

Obamacare Upheld . . . Again

Key Quote

“Lawsuits of this kind are very different from a challenge asserting that the law passed by Congress violates the Constitution.  Instead, such strained statutory readings are an invitation to the Court to re-write the law in a way that no contemporary drafter understood it.  If judges fail to interpret statutes with an eye towards the purpose of the law in question, and instead leave the statute vulnerable to endless lawsuits bringing forth creative textualist challenges to the law, then the legislative branch of our government will be seriously undermined.  Had the dissenters in Burwell prevailed, one hesitates to imagine the steady stream of legal challenges that might seek to undo just about any act of Congress.”

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Posted on

November 1, 2019