To the Governor’s Desk: Arizona Bill Would Block Crucial Obamacare Enforcement Mechanism

PHOENIX (Apr. 3, 2015) – The Arizona legislature gave final approval to a bill that would create significant roadblocks for implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaving the federal program without an enforcement mechanism in the state should it become law.  It now moves to Gov. Ducey’s desk for a signature. Introduced State Reps. Justin Olson…

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Arizona House Passes Bill to Block Obamacare Enforcement, 36-21

PHOENIX (Mar. 11, 2015) – Today, the Arizona House passed a bill that would create significant roadblocks for implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaving the federal program without an enforcement mechanism in the state should it become law. The vote was 36-21. Introduced State Reps. Justin Olson and Rep. Vince Leach, House Bill 2643 (HB2643)…

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I agree with many of the arguments that have been made by people like Prof. Adler, Michael Cannon, and others – that in King v. Burwell, IRS subsidies should be struck down as unconstitutional because they’re not authorized in states where the federal government operates an exchange.

But, the Court will not agree.

The federal government, including the federal courts, cannot be trusted to shut down such a massive expansion of federal power. Congress cannot be trusted. New Republican majorities cannot be trusted. The Courts cannot be trusted.

The only way to stop Obamacare is through state and individual resistance. That is, nullification.

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Arizona House Committee Votes 5-2 to Pass Bill to Block Obamacare Enforcement

PHOENIX (Mar. 2, 2015) – Today, an important Arizona House Committee approved a bill that would create significant roadblocks for implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaving the federal program without an enforcement mechanism in the state should it pass. Introduced State Reps. Justin Olson and Rep. Vince Leach, House Bill 2643 (HB2643) would prohibit the…

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